Gangrape accused Gayatri Prajapati plays the victim card, says BJP has conspired against him

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New Delhi | Updated: February 17, 2017 6:03:03 PM

Responding to the FIR registered by a Supreme Court bench this morning in the gangrape case, accused Samajwadi party MLA Gayatri Prajapati said that this case is a BJP conspiracy against him.

Supreme court of india, sc, sexual harassment case, sexual harassment, UP minister Gayatri Prajapati, Gayatri PrajapatiGayatri Prajapati says that BJP has conspired against him in the gangrape case. (Source: Twitter)

Responding to the FIR registered by a Supreme Court bench this morning in the gangrape case, accused Samajwadi party MLA Gayatri Prajapati said that this case is a BJP conspiracy against him and the truth will be out soon. Prajapati cleared that he is not questioning the Supreme Court order and respects it but also said that the truth will be out soon. “I respect orders (FIR against him) of SC, but this case is a BJP conspiracy against me. The truth will be out soon”, added PPrajapati UP Minister.

Earlier in the day, a FIR was registered against Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati for a gang rape and sexual harassment case after the order of a Supreme Court bench. The apex court has given UP police a period of eight weeks for submitting a report. Election Commission had also censured the Samajwadi Party minister for the violation of the model code of conduct under a rule which prohibits ‘corrupt practices’ and ‘bribing of voters’.

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A FIR was also registered by Fatehpur police in Uttar Pradesh which stated that about 4,452 sarees were seized from a vehicle which was registered on Prajapati’s name in the place of the receiver’s name. Reportedly, the driver also confessed that he was going to deliver these sarees to Gayatri Prajapati and he intended to distribute among the voters in Amethi.

The FIR against Gayatri Prajapati is a major setback for the ruling Samajwadi Party and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav who are continuously being attacked by the other political parties over the poor condition of law and order in the state. The first phase of UP elections saw 64% voter turnaround and the polling will be done in 7 phases ending on 11th February. Uttar Pradesh has a total of 403 constituencies and a party needs 202 seats to prove majority. Samajwadi Party led by CM Akhilesh Yadav is currently the ruling party of the state without an alliance with any other party. For the 2017 assembly elections, Samajwadi Party has made an alliance with Congress to form the government if they win.

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