BJP South Kol prez booked for raping his former party worker
| Friday | 3rd July, 2020
Kolkata: BJP South Kolkata president Somnath Banerjee has been accused of raping a woman who is a former BJP worker.
On Wednesday, the woman lodged a complaint against the saffron party leader at Haridevpur police station following which a case was initiated.
According to the complainant, who was associated with the party as a general worker, the said BJP leader promised to marry her.
It is alleged that between 2015 and 2019, the saffron party leader took her to a particular resort where he raped her on several occasions.
When she wanted her money back, the BJP leader allegedly threatened her.