FIR lodged against senior UP minister Prajapati, 6 others

LUCKNOW: With the Supreme Court breathing down its neck, Uttar Pradesh Police today filed an FIR against tainted senior minister Gayatri Prajapati in connection with cases of alleged gangrape and attempt to rape a woman and her minor daughter.

            The apex court had yesterday directed the police to book the minister, who is a senior leader of the ruling Samajwadi Party.

            Circle Officer of Hazratganj, Avanish Kumar Mishra, said the FIR was lodged against the cabinet minister and six of his accomplices under various sections of the IPC and POCSO Act.

            He said the FIR was lodged in Gautampalli Police Station here. (AGENCIES)