Unnao News

Ailing UP tanneries shut for Kumbh, start shifting to Bengal

UP Leather Industries Association vice-president Iftakhar said around one lakh people used to work in these tanneries and after the closure, daily-wage workers from other states have returned home.

Unnao rape victim, kin booked for giving cops ‘forged papers’ to prove she was minor

The case was lodged at the district’s Makhi police station Sunday, following a local court’s directives. The complainant is Haripal Singh, husband of Shashi Singh, who was also chargesheeted in the rape case.


Murder of Unnao rape victim’s father: FSL report rules out poisoning of witness, says Police

Yunus, who used to run a grocery shop, died at his house on August 18. His family had buried his body without getting an autopsy done, and without informing the CBI, which is probing the murder case of the rape victim’s father.

Murder case of Unnao rape victim’s father: Autopsy of witness fails to ascertain cause of death, viscera sent for testing

On Saturday evening, the Unnao district administration had exhumed the body of Yunus, who was buried on August 18, amid protests by his family and some local residents who claimed it was against Sharia law.

Unnao case: Witness’s body exhumed despite family’s refusal, locals protest

Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Hasanganj (Unnao), Suraj Kumar Yadav said, “We tried our best to convince the family, but they did not agree. We also called the shahar qazi to convince them, but he too failed in his attempt."

Murder of Unnao girl’s father: Police to probe witness death

The witness, 32-year-old Yunus Khan who ran a grocery shop near rape victim’s house, died at his house in Unnao on August 18 and was buried by the family without informing the investigating agency.


Unnao rape case: I am a politician, should've got justice, but didn't, says accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is currently lodged at Sitapur district jail, said he would continue his fight for justice and consult his lawyers on the CBI chargesheet.

Unnao rape: CBI files chargesheet against Sengar, his neighbour

The chargesheet against Sengar and Shashi was filed under IPC sections 120-B (conspiracy), 363 (kidnapping), 366 (kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage, etc), 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation).

Unnao rape case: CBI names BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar as accused in chargesheet

In April, a 17-year-old girl had alleged that she was raped by the Bangermau MLA at his residence when she had gone to meet him with a relative seeking a job last year.

Unnao: CBI files charge sheet against BJP MLA Sengar's brother, 4 others for killing rape victim's father

The agency has filed charge sheet against Jai Deep Singh alias Atul Singh Sengar, a brother of the MLA, and his accomplices, all residents of Makhi village in Unnao District of the state.

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'You cannot silence us': India demands justice in Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Massive protests were organised across India recently demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases. While chilling details of the chargesheet in the Kathua rape case shook the nation, people were angry with Uttar Pradesh's government's inaction against the accused BJP MLA in Unnao rape case. He was later arrested by the CBI after the case was transferred to it.