Uttar Pradesh: Former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, charged for fraud and criminal intimidation, he has been remanded to judicial custody for 14 days. Prajapati, who was granted interim bail for two months on September 4 by the Allahabad High Court in the case of gang rape, was in judicial custody for failing to meet bail conditions, a senior police official said.

Lucknow police have been detained for 14 days in connection with a new case filed against Prajapati at Ghazipur police station, the official said. According to reports the former minister had tried to rape a woman and molested her minor daughter.He is in jail since March 15, 2017. Currently receiving treatment for various ailments at KGMU. Advocates have alleged that telephone threats have also been received from Prajapati in the past.