Mumbai, Feb 17 IBNS | 5 months ago

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)