Rape: Maharashtra minister's kin arrested
The Satara Police on Monday said they have arrested the brother of Maharashtra minister Shashikant Shinde on rape charges.
The police said Rushikant Shinde was arrested after a 33-year-old woman alleged that he entered her house in Satara district of Maharashtra to discuss a real estate deal and raped her.
He will be produced in court later on Monday.
His brother Shashikant Shinde is a minister of Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that rules Maharashtra with the Congress.
(Posted on 17-02-2014)