Varanasi: Police arrest BJP leader on rape charge

yjqukcocie-1527051806BJP’s former Bhadohi district unit president Kanhaiya Lal Mishra was reportedly arrested by Sigra police in Paredkothi area on May 22 for allegedly raping a woman.

According to the complaint filed by the woman, Kanhaiya Lal Mishra called her to the lodge on the pretext of offering a job and coordinated a meeting with a woman government officer for the same.

According to reports, the woman alleged that as soon as she entered the room, the 50-year-old BJP politician sexually assaulted her.

“She resisted and raised an alarm which drew other guests at the lodge to outside Mishra’s room,” a police officer said. The Sigra Police were then called and Mishra was arrested.
Only last month, the CBI has arrested BJP’s Uttar Pradesh legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar on April 13, who is accused of raping a teenager in Unnao district in June 2017.