Allahabad High Court takes suo-moto cognizance of Unnao rape case
The Allahabad High Court took suo-moto cognizance of an incident of rape followed by the death of victim's father in Unnao.
Unnao: The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday took suo-moto cognizance of an incident of rape followed by the death of victim's father in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.
The court directed the matter to be heard on April 12 and appointed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) in the case.
The father of rape victim, who leveled rape allegation against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, died in judicial custody on Monday.
Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the plea filed by a lawyer in the same case seeking an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation. The lawyer further demanded a compensation for the family of the victim. (ANI)