The Facebook live was treated as the victim's dying declaration and Amitabh Thakur is alleged to have conspired with the BSP MP.
A local court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of former Indian Police Service officer Amitabh Thakur who was sent to jail for allegedly protecting BSP MP Atul Rai in a rape case, forcing the victim to commit suicide.
Passing the order, Additional Sessions Judge P M Tripathi observed, "The allegations against accused are serious and the investigating is still going on and hence in such circumstances, he is not entitled to bail at this stage."
The case in this connection was registered with Hazratganj police on August 27 under the Indian Penal Code.
It was alleged that the a rape victim had lodged case with Lanka police station in Varanasi against Atul Rai.