BSP Ayodhya candidate cries foul after getting booked for rape

Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 5 : After a case of gang-rape was registered against him, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate Bazmi Siddiqui on Sunday accused the Opposition of trying to frame false cases against him to hurt the party's chances in the Uttar Pradesh polls.

A case of gang-rape and robbery was registered against Siddiqui, who is contesting from Ayodhya and seven other accused here.

"Seeing the huge lead of the BSP in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, our opponents are frustrated and are trying to frame me in false cases," Siddiqui told ANI.

A similar case was filed against him earlier, but no evidences were found to prove the charges. "She is the same woman who had filed a case against me earlier, now she has filed another case. Earlier also police probed the matter and didn't find any proof against me. This time also they are not going to get any evidence," Siddiqui said, while claiming that he was in Lucknow from past two days, when the incident is said to have taken place.

Meanwhile, the Assistance Superintendent of Police, Vikrant Vir said that a case of molestation and robbery have been registered against eight people and is further investigation the matter.

Source: ANI