Mulayam Singh meets rape accused Gayatri Prajapati in jail, says he’s being targeted

Gayatri, who was on a run for a long time, was nabbed by Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force in Lucknow on March 15.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:June 27, 2017 3:48 pm
Mulayam Singh Yadav, Gayatri Prajapati SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav. ANI photo

Samajwadi Party supremo and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday met former minister Gayatri Prajapati, who is currently in jail over rape charges, reported news agency ANI. Speaking to the media, Mulayam said the former minister was being falsely accused and targeted. “False campaign is being initiated against Gayatri Prajapati; he is being targeted as if he is a terrorist,” he was quoted as saying.

Prajapati, who was absconding for a long time, was nabbed by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force in Lucknow on March 15. A case was registered against him and six others in February by UP police on the directive of the Supreme Court. He is accused of gangrape of a woman and attempted rape of her minor daughter at his official residence in Lucknow in 2014.

Earlier in May, Prajapati’s family members – including his wife and two daughters – tried to meet newly-appointed state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath but he refused to meet them. Prajapati was granted bail in the case by a Special Court in April, but it was stayed by Allahabad High Court.


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  1. J
    JK Singh
    Jun 27, 2017 at 9:16 pm
    Mulayam is a snake. He always turns coat to support the luccha lafangas...
  2. S
    Jun 27, 2017 at 8:52 pm
    Bachche hain galti ho jati hai. Is Pra ati a bachcha? Police should question women who have worked with this yadav. There must be some skeletons in his cupboard that is why he keeps supporting r pists.
  3. J
    Jun 27, 2017 at 7:18 pm
    It shows the sick mind of this Yadav clan. I hope bhayia's of UP are watching...
  4. C
    Jun 27, 2017 at 7:18 pm
    This is the guy who said rape is a small thing and a normal thing for boys what else we can expect from such people????? At last voters realized and he has plenty of time to visit and talk nonsense. Jaihind
  5. T
    Jun 27, 2017 at 5:36 pm
    only element of surprise is why it took so long for Mulayam to visit his man friday.
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