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Unnao rape case updates: Main accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar sent to 7-day CBI custody
The accused in the Unnao rape case which shocked the country and once again brought people out on the streets has finally been arrested.

The main accused in the case who is also a BJP MLA, Kuldeep Sengar was yesterday sent to CBI custody for seven days. The arrest came after CBI questioned Sengar for more than 15 hours and after CBI was directed by the Allahabad High Court to arrest Sengar. Appearing in the case, CBI counsel had informed the court that the accused has been detained and when the court was informed that he has not been arrested, it gave clear orders for his arrest. The CBI has been asked to submit its status report in the case by May 2nd.  

The case came to light when the 17-year-old victim's father was arrested by the local police and later died while in custody. 

Another accused, a woman who had allegedly lured the victim, has also been arrested by the police. As per a report in the Times of India, the police will now match the call records of the accused and the victim and try to ascertain their locations at the time of calls.  

It has also come to light during the questioning that the accused has claimed that he was in Kanpur at the time the crime was allegedly committed. The accused woman in the case has also claimed that she was in Kanpur at the time of the crime.

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