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Gayatri Prajapati Rape Case: UP STF nabs two more accused in Noida

Earlier, Prajapati, who has been missing for over a week now, on Monday, approached the Supreme Court, seeking protection from the arrest but his plea was turned down by the apex court

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 7 March 2017 4:38 AM GMT

Gayatri Prajapati Rape Case: UP STF nabs two more accused in Noida
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Noida: After the gangrape accused minister Gayatri Prajapati's gunner and one of the accused, Chandrapal, the Uttar Pradesh Special task Force (STF) has arrested two more accused in the case.

The police has also seized a rifle, a pistol and other arms from the site the accused were arrested.

ADG Law and Order Daljit Chaudhary on Tuesday said, "The UP STF has nabbed two more accused in the gangrape case against Gayatri Prajapati."

The accused were identified as Ashok Tiwari, a lekhpal who was close to the UP minister and another Ashish Shukla who allegedly involved in the crime.

Police Constable Chandrapal, who was arrested at the Police Lines in the state capital on Monday last, said that he was with Gayatri Prasad till February 27th. Prajapati, along with four others, is still absconding.

It could be recalled that a non bailable warrant was issued against the SP minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati and six others who have been booked under various sections of the IPC and POCSO Act.

Earlier, Prajapati, who has been missing for over a week now, on Monday, approached the Supreme Court, seeking protection from the arrest but his plea was turned down by the apex court.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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