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Rape Accused Ex-SP Minister Prajapati Arrested In Lucknow

by Itimes Til on Mar 15, 2017 , 11:05 am
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Mining minister in the outgoing Samajwadi Party (SP) government Gayatri Prajapati, accused in a gang rape case, was arrested in Lucknow on Wednesday, police said.Absconding since February 27, the minister apparently came under pressure after two of his sons were detained by the Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday. The minister was very close to SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.He unsuccessfully contested the state assembly elections in 2017 from Amethi, a seat he won