The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested two sub-inspectors of the Uttar Pradesh police in connection with the death of the Unnao rape case complainant’s father. The complainant in the rape case has accused Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of raping her at his home in 2014 when she had gone to meet him about a job.

The police had booked her father under the Arms Act. He died on April 9 of severe injuries.

Sub-inspectors Ashok Singh Bhadauriya and Kamta Prasad Singh, both from Makhi Police Station in Unnao district, were arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy and destruction of evidence, PTI reported. The two officers were among six who were suspended after the complainant’s father – who was falsely implicated by the police and booked under the Arms Actdied in judicial custody on April 9. The MLA’s brother, Atul Sengar, and four others were later arrested for assaulting the man.

The case had attracted attention after the complainant alleged police inaction despite her approaching them several months earlier. She alleged she was raped in June 2017. The CBI arrested Kuldeep Singh Sengar on April 13.