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Hindu Nationalist Lawmaker Held after Rape Allegation

A governing Hindu nationalist party lawmaker was arrested Friday after being accused of abducting and raping a teenage girl last year whose father died following an assault by a mob led by the lawmaker's brother when the girl protested about alleged police inaction in the case. Abhishek Dayal, a spokesman for the federal Central Bureau of Investigation, said lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar was arrested after questioning in Lucknow, the capital of northern Uttar Pradesh state. He...

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