Budget session 2020: BSP MP Atul Kumar Singh, accused of rape, sworn in as Lok Sabha member

by Jeremy Spirogis
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new Delhi: Atul Kumar Singh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP and launched on parole, was sworn in as a member of the Lok Sabha on Friday when the funds session 2020 begins. Singh is often known as Atul Rai. He was but to take oath because the basic election, as he was jailed in June final yr on expenses of rape by a girl. The lady alleges that Rai raped her repeatedly and threatened her by making a video of her.

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                 He surrendered in June final yr after the Uttar Pradesh police issued a lookout alert on the airports towards Singh. After this, the newly elected MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh was despatched to jail. At that point there have been studies that he was making ready to go to Malaysia. The MP surrendered on 22 June, because the Allahabad High Court refused to remain his arrest. His lawyer argued within the courtroom that he had not taken oath because the election, after which the Allahabad High Court gave him two days of parole to be sworn in Parliament.

This courtroom had earlier rejected his bail. Singh arrived in Delhi in police custody on Thursday and can return to jail on Friday. During Lok Sabha elections, allegations had been leveled towards Singh, however he defeated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Harinarayan Rajbhar by a margin of 1,22,568 votes from Ghosi parliamentary seat. His social gathering chief Mayawati and Samajwadi Party (SP )'s Akhilesh Yadav each campaigned for him.

Mayawati has alleged that Singh is the sufferer of a conspiracy by the BJP.

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