Delhi BJP leader arrested for rape

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader here was arrested for allegedly raping a woman, police said Saturday. The accused was produced in court and sent to two days police custody.

"Yogesh Attrey, 40, a member of the party's Delhi Pradesh Working Committee, was arrested Friday from Rohini in north Delhi for raping a woman," a senior police officer said.

The complainant, who lives in Vijay Vihar, told the police that Attrey had sexual relations since 2007 and threatened her with dire consequences if she disclosed their relationship, the official said.

Attrey had contested Delhi assembly polls in 2008 from Mangolpuri constituency on a BJP ticket.

--

Get stories like this on the Yahoo app and discover more every day.
Download it now.

Matches

    • Team flag for Sri Lanka vs. Team flag for PakistanPAKSL
      5th ODI
      Sun, Jul 26, 2015
      Hambantota, Sri Lanka
      Pakistan in Sri Lanka ODI ...
      SL won by 165 runs
    • Team flag for Netherlands vs. Team flag for ScotlandSCONED
      Final
      Match abandoned
      Sun, Jul 26, 2015
      Malahide, Dublin, Ireland
      World Twenty20 Qualifier, ...
    • Team flag for Hong Kong vs. Team flag for IrelandIREHK
      3rd Place Play-off
      Match abandoned
      Sun, Jul 26, 2015
      Malahide, Dublin, Ireland
      World Twenty20 Qualifier, ...
  • No live matches are in progress.
    • Team flag for England vs. Team flag for AustraliaAUSENG
      3rd Test
      Wed, Jul 29, 2015
      Birmingham, England
      The Ashes, 2015...
      Upcoming match
    • Team flag for Bangladesh vs. Team flag for South AfricaSABAN
      2nd Test
      Thu, Jul 30, 2015
      Mirpur, Bangladesh
      South Africa in Bangladesh...
      Upcoming match
    • Team flag for Sri Lanka vs. Team flag for PakistanPAKSL
      1st T20I
      Thu, Jul 30, 2015
      Thu, Jul 30, 2015
      Colombo, Sri Lanka
      Pakistan in Sri Lanka T20 ...