Top officers of the Delhi Police right now reached Rahul Gandhi’s residence in connection together with his “women are still being sexually assaulted” comment through the pan-India foot march ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’. The police had issued a discover to the Congress chief on March 16 asking him for particulars of the ladies who had approached him relating to sexual harassment.
Taking cognisance of social media posts, police had despatched a questionnaire to Rahul Gandhi. Mr Gandhi is but to reply to it.
Police mentioned Rahul Gandhi gave an announcement in Srinagar through the Bharat Jodo Yatra that “I have heard that women are still being sexually assaulted”.
Delhi Police desires to know the main points of these ladies from Rahul Gandhi in order that authorized motion could be taken.
Top police officers, together with a Special Commissioner of Police stage officer, will attempt to speak to Mr Gandhi to acquire details about the involved ladies.
Top Congress sources say there isn’t any authorized precedent to the discover being issued in opposition to Rahul Gandhi primarily based both suo motu or on a criticism. The grand outdated occasion sees this as one other device of harassment deployed by the Delhi police. “There can be a statement, but they can’t compel him to reveal names of victims. The action is malicious and bogus,” they mentioned.
Delhi Police sources say if he fails to provide particulars, one other discover will likely be served upon him.
“As it’s a sensitive case involving the life and security of individuals, the team is working to collect relevant information to ensure evidence and witnesses aren’t tampered with,” they mentioned.