Rape, kidnapping: Arrest warrant issued against RJD MLA

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Patna, Feb. 14 (ANI): An arrest warrant has been issued against Rajballabh Yadav, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator from the Nawada assembly constituency, in connection with rape and abduction of a minor girl.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police, Patna Range, Shalin Kumar said the victim identified the MLA, who hails from Nalanda district.

Police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) in this connection, and have launched a manhunt to nab the MLA.

The Bihar Police had on Saturday said that preliminary investigations indicated that the kidnapping and rape charges levelled by a minor girl against Yadav appeared to be true.

Speaking to ANI, the DIG said the victim has indentified the perpetrator and the place, where the heinous act was committed.

“The girl registered a case on February 9. The investigation so far indicated that the allegations are true. We are investigation the matter. The victim’s statement has been recorded. She has recognized the house in which the incident took place. She also recognised the person,” he said.

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The girl has alleged that a woman took her to the accused on pretext of taking her to a birthday.

“She said that she would take to a birthday party. Then she took me to the fifth floor of a building. A man entered the room and misbehaved with me,” she said.

The victim said that the women, who accompanied her, also took money from the accused.

The DIG of the area has issued orders to arrest the RJD MLA and initiated probe into the matter. (ANI)

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