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Lawyer who pursued case against Yogi Adityanath arrested for rape

News Agencies | Updated on: 27 September 2018, 12:07 IST
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A lawyer who had filed a petition in court 11 years ago, against the Uttar Pradesh Chief Yogi Adityanath has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman.

Superintendent of Police (City) Vinay Singh said the woman was allegedly raped by Pervez Parvaz and another man Mahmood alias Jumman, said to be an 'occultist'. She had come seeking a cure for some illness, After a medical examination, it was confirmed that the woman had been raped.


The man has been pursuing a criminal case in various courts against Yogi Adityanath, since he was a lawmaker from Gorakhpur and had accused him of delivering a hate speech.

-PTI

First published: 27 September 2018, 12:07 IST
 
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