Minister for Forests and Environment Chaudhary Lal Singh and Industries and Commerce Minister Chander Prakash Ganga had supported a demand by the Hindu Ekta Manch that the case be handed over to CBI for investigation.
Meanwhile, Sengar has been sent to a seven-day CBI custody on Saturday.
According to the postmortem report, the father was not given proper treatment at the judicial custody. When Sengar arrived in court, he claimed he was innocent and that he had faith in the judiciary and God.
The HC bench comprising chief justice DB Bhonsale and justice Sumeet Kumar, that had taken suo motto cognisance of the sensational case, did not mince words in castigating state advocate general Raghvendra Singh, who clearly went out of his way to extend all help to the accused. The third FIR is related to the allegations against the victim's father who was arrested under the arms act. The Unnao case, and the rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua have sparked massive outrage across the country, with people demanding justice for the victims and safety of women. She has also alleged in the FIR filed in this case that Shashi Singh was present at the spot when the incident happened.
The CBI arrested BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in connection with the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district last year and the custodial death of her father earlier this week. So that they can elaborate the inconsistencies found in Sengar's statements over the rape case.
Amid a political storm over the former ministers' remarks at the rally, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav, who flew in to Jammu on Saturday morning, said the two leaders were sent to Kathua to pacify agitating locals.
BJP is in power in both the states! "Some goons of Kuldeep Sengar are threatening villagers to keep quiet".
The MLA said he was in Kanpur at the time alleged rape case took place on June 4, 2017 and further asserted that his cliams would be verified from the video footage of the event. from policemen in his security detail, and from his cell phone records.
The uncle said that his nephew had been missing for the past four days and apprehended that his life might be in danger.