BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is involved in raping a 17-year-old minor girl, was today arrested by the CBI.

We have arrested Kuldeep Sengar on charges of prima facie rape. There are certain inconsistencies in statements over the June 4 incident for which we require his custody. He will be produced before local CBI court in Lucknow tomorrow,” said a CBI source in Lucknow.MLA Kuldeep Singh

Earlier today, the BJP MLA was detained by the CBI from his Lucknow residence for questioning.

MLA Kuldeep Singh

The CBI’s early morning move came on a day the Allahabad High Court came down heavily on the Adityanath control over Unnao case, asking it to arrest the accused MLA.