Jaipur, Sep 30: Rajasthan’s Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies Babulal Nagar, who was accused of raping a woman, has been suspended from the ruling Congress Party.
Television reports suggest that Nagar has been suspended from the Congress Party, even though earlier reports had suggested that he had ‘resigned’ after being booked for raping a woman on the pretext of providing her a ‘suitable job’.
Media reports suggest that Nagar had undergone medical tests, as part of the investigation into the case, after evading the probe for over one week.
Earlier, the Jaipur Police had lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against Nagar and ordered a probe.
Bhawani Singh, SHO Sodala, Jaipur, said the victim in her complaint said that Nagar called her for some urgent work, locked her in the room and raped her.
According to reports, the woman got her statement recorded before the Chief Judicial Magistrate on Sep mber 13.
She has in her complaint said that the Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies asked her to visit him at noon on Sep mber 11, and later sexually assaulted her. (ANI)