BSP legislator accused of raping minor surrenders

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Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Purshottam Naresh Dwivedi, accused of being involved in the gang-rape and illegal confinement of a minor girl in Banda last month, surrendered before a court Thursday, top officials said. Dwivedi, who represents the ruling party from Banda, 180 km from here, surrendered before the court of the… Read more »