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Kathua, Unnao rape cases: After PM Modi says, 'our daughters will get justice' Congress chief Rahul Gandhi ask when?

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 18 May 2018, 16:22 IST

After, the massive outrages over the alleged gangrape in J&K's Kathua and Uttar Pradesh's Unnao, Prime Minister Narendra Modi breaking his silence over the sexual violence on Friday and said that the country's daughters would get justice definitely. As soon as PM Modi's statement Opposition Congress chief Rahul Gandhi triggered a question on PM Modi asking When our daughters will get justice nation wants to know?'

Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to attack PM Modi, he tweeted, 'Dear Prime Minister, Thank you for breaking your long silence. You said, “our daughters will get justice”. India wants to know: when?'

“I want to assure the country that no culprit will be spared, complete justice will be done. Our daughters will definitely get justice,” Modi told a rally in Delhi. The Prime Minister was referring to the gangrape of 17-year-old Unnao girl by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and gangrape rape and murder case of eight-year-old Kathua Bano in J&K's Kathua by eight men in a Hindu temple.

According to a report in Indian Express, the apex court sought explanations by April 19 from the Bar Council of India, Jammu and Kashmir Bar Council, Jammu High Court Bar Association and Kathua district bar association.

After the PM Modi's statement the two BJP leaders Lal Singh, Chander Prakash, who supported Kathua rape accused by participating a rally, submitted their resignation to the state party chief.

The 8 accused in the Kathua gangrape and murder case, including Special Police Officers (SPOs) Deepak Khajuria and Surinder Kumar, a Rasana resident Parvesh Kumar, Assistant Sub Inspector Anand Dutta and Head Constable Tilak Raj in the case have been held by Crime Branch and the investigation in the case is undergoing.

Also read: Kathua, Unnao rape cases: PM Modi breaks his silence over sexual violence against woman, says '‘our daughters will get justice'

First published: 14 April 2018, 13:15 IST
 
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