Vivid News 24: In Madhya Pradesh, the incident surrounding Kamal Nath’s birthday cake being sliced in the manner of a Hindu temple has once again increased the Congress’ unease. Umang Singhar, a Gandhwani-based congressman, is charged with raping and harassing a lady sexually. Based on the harassment allegation, the police have opened an investigation into the MLA.
Dhar Superintendent of Police Aditya Pratap Singh said that the case was registered at Naogaon Police Station in Dhar on Sunday evening. A 38-year-old woman has accused the Congress MP of rape and assault. The woman alleged that she was living with the accused as his ‘wife’.
The Congress MLA sexually harassed her for a long time. Nigrahita claimed that if the incident became known, the threat of murder was also given. After that, a case was registered against the Congress MLA based on the woman’s complaint, said the police
Superintendent of Police Aditya Pratap Singh also informed that a case has been registered against the accused Congress MLA under sections 294, 323 (hurt), 372 (2) (rape), 377 (unnatural offense), 498 (a) (harassment), of the Indian Penal Code. He also said that an investigation has been started into the incident. The Dhar Superintendent of Police also warned that necessary action would be taken against the Congress MLA if found guilty.
Meanwhile, a political row has started after the rape allegations against Congress MLA Umang Singhar of Gandhwani. Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee media department chairman KK Mishra said he had no information about the case. He claimed that this charge was leveled against the Congress MLA from Gandhwani for political gain. He also alleged that the ruling party of Madhya Pradesh, BJP, is behind the incident.
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said in a video statement that the case was registered against Singer based on the complaint of the accused Congress MLA’s wife. According to the information provided by the police, the Madhya Pradesh Home Minister also claimed that the MLA had other wives.
But no reaction is known from the person against whom the complaint is made. Congress MLA and former state minister Umang Singhar.
Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Congress leader Kamal Nath created controversy while celebrating his birthday a few days ago. He cut a cake modeled after a Hindu temple. In this incident, the BJP raised its voice against Congress. The Congress MLA has been accused of rape and sexual harassment. Madhya Pradesh assembly elections next year. A section of Congress fears that this incident may affect the elections.