Bhadohi (UP): The relative of an Uttar Pradesh MLA has been arrested for allegedly raping a Varanasi-based singer, police said. Vikas Mishra, who was arrested on Monday, is the grandson of legislator Vijay Mishra who represents the Bhadohi assembly seat. Bhadohi Superintendent of Police, Ram Badan Singh, said that the singer, on October 18, had accused the MLA, his son Vishnu Mishra and grandson Vikas Mishra of raping her.
Mishra was produced before the chief judicial magistrate who has remanded him to judicial custody for 14 days, the SP said.
Vijay Mishra, who was elected on the ticket of NISHAD (Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Aam Dal) party, was earlier arrested from Madhya Pradesh in a land grabbing case and is currently lodged in Agra Jail.