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Koh Elaine
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2018 1:48:47 PM
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The rape victim told reporters at her residence that Sengar should be arrested to prevent him from influencing the investigation.

Up until now, police had refused to investigate the victim's accusations, she said. In a bizarre sequence of events, the victim's father died in police custody this week, fanning suspicion that Sengar was somehow involved.

Is the part in bold OK?

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NKM
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2018 5:54:52 PM

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It feels a bit strange, but I suppose it's OK if "now" refers to the time of her speaking. It would be better if the "now" were not so widely separated from the "she said."

  "She said that up until now police had refused to investigate the victim's accusations."

BobShilling
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018 3:29:18 AM
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I find 'so far' more natural.
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