Ex-Rajasthan minister booked in rape case

A former BJP state minister, an ex-MP and two police officers were among 17 people booked for allegedly sexually abusing a woman, police said Monday.

Jaipur: A former BJP state minister, an ex-MP
and two police officers were among 17 people booked for
allegedly sexually abusing a woman, police said on Monday.

Chief Judicial Magistrate, Jaipur, had directed that a
case be registered against former MP Nihal Chand Mowal, junior
minister in erstwhile BJP government Jogeshwar Garg and police
officers Amil Rao and Mahavir along with 13 others.

They have been booked under Sections 376 (rape), 323
(voluntarily causing hurt), 343 (wrongful confinement for
three or more days), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 120B
(criminal conspiracy) of IPC, Vaishali station officer Rai
Singh Beniwal said.

The victim, who hails for Haryana, had alleged that that
her husband had colluded with the accused who had sexually
exploited her.

PTI