Published On: Sat, Feb 13th, 2016

Arrest warrant issued against RJD MLA for allegedly raping minor girl

Patna: An arrest warrant was issued against RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav on Saturday allegedly for raping a minor girl, a senior police officer said.

RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav

RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav

The warrant was issued following a complaint against the MLA by the 15-year-old girl from Nawada who has alleged that Yadav raped him on February 6, Deputy Inspector General of Police Shalin said.

The girl’s statement has been taken under Section 164 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and an FIR in the case was lodged against Yadav with women police station, Nalanda, on February 9, he said.

The girl had identified the accused MLA when his photograph was shown to her and later she identified him in person also, the DIG said.

Yadav won from Nawada seat on RJD ticket in the recent Assembly election and has previously served as a minister in the RJD government.

When contacted, there was no response to several phone calls made to the MLA.


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