Sex scandal involving BJP lawmaker in Gujarat escalating rapidly
Former BJP lawmaker Jayanti Bhanushali is involved in a rape case of a 21 year old woman from Surat It is mounting fastly as two former lawmakers were trading charges and allegations against each other
AHMEDABAD: Former BJP lawmaker Jayanti Bhanushali is involved in a rape case of a 21 year old woman from Surat. It is mounting fastly as two former lawmakers were trading charges and allegations against each other.
Embarrassment for the government is increasing as this incident is covering the social media as well as the local media. The woman said that the local police have not yet arrested Mr.Bhanushali, an influential BJP leader from Kutch. She again said that a series of incidents in which she was subjected to rape and sexual harassment by the accused.
“Within two months of our marriage, we divorced because she had multiple affairs and sexual relations,” said a man claiming to be former husband of the rape victim to the media.
He added that BJP leader Chhabil Patel, a former Congress legislator who joined BJP in 2014, for blackmailing him to divorce the woman. Later Chhabil Patel denied saying, “He was being dragged in the matter at behest of Bhanushali, who has been exposed and facing arrest.”
A senior party leader and former legislator from Kutch, “Everybody in Kutch knows about Bhanushali, who is a blackmailer and land grabber. He has trapped many people including several leaders in honey trap at his farm house in Kutch.”
Mr. Bhanushali cheated many others so there would be other victims likely to come forward to the media, he said. “She is not the only girl. There are dozens of his victims and gradually they all will come forward,” he told the media.
Last year, a woman from Mumbai, filed a case against 10 persons including local BJP leaders for repeated gang rape and sexual harassment in Kutch. The police had arrested the accused BJP workers and also a municipality member.