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Indian lawmaker arrested over rape as protests mount

NEW DELHI: A lawmaker from India’s ruling party was arrested on Friday in connection with the rape of a teenager, police said, after days of protests by activists accusing authorities of failing to investigate the case and other attacks. Campaign groups called more rallies over the weekend, demanding justice for the young woman and for an eight-year-old Muslim girl who was gang-raped and murdered in the divided state of Kashmir. The rallies, which echoed mass protests against sexual violence in 2012, have piled…