Former rape accused UP minister Gayatri Prajapati granted bail

By Ms Harneep Kaur Bhullar -- April 26, 2017 10:04 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Lucknow: Former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati and his two accomplices were today granted bail by a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court in Lucknow in connection with a rape case.

Special judge of POCSO court Om Prakash Mishra granted the bail to Prajapati, Vikas Verma and Amrendra Singh alias Mintu.

 The court asked him to furnish two sureties of Rs 1 lakh each and a personal bond of the same amount.

The FIR was registered against Prajapati and six others on the directive of the Supreme Court.

Prajapati (49) was arrested here on March 15 and sent to jail for allegedly raping a woman and attempting to rape her minor daughter.