LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI: The CBI tonight arrested BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in connection with the alleged rape of a minor girl in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh, officials said.
Sengar was taken into custody after intense questioning for 16 hours by a Central Bureau of Investigation team at its office on Naval Kishore Road in Lucknow.
He was brought to the office at around 5 AM today, the officials said in New Delhi.
Earlier in the day, the Allahabad High Court ordered his immediate arrest, saying he was “influencing” the law and order machinery. (AGENCIES)