Rahul Gandhi’s 4-page reply to Delhi Police coming home for the third time: Report
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on his “women are still being sexually assaulted” remark while questioning the process adopted by the authorities during Bharat Jodo Yatra and the sudden urgency after 45-45 Delhi Police Sent a preliminary reply of four pages to the notice. day delay.
The Congress leader gave a 10-point reply, hours after a Delhi Police team knocked on his door for the third time in five days. Sources said that he also sought eight to 10 days time to give a detailed reply to the questions asked by the Delhi Police regarding his January 30 remarks.
Officials said a police team led by Special Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Sagar Preet Hooda reached Rahul Gandhi’s 12, Tughlaq Lane residence around 10 am and managed to meet the Congress leader two hours later. 1 p.m.
According to the police, Mr. Gandhi had said in Srinagar during the Bharat Jodo Yatra that “I heard that women are still being sexually assaulted”, and since the yatra also passed through Delhi, they wanted to find out whether Did any victim approach Congress leaders are here so that they can start probing the matter.
“The police had asked them to give details of these victims so that they could be provided security,” said an official.
Sending a preliminary reply a little before 4 pm, Rahul Gandhi termed the police action as “unprecedented” and asked if it had anything to do with his position inside and outside Parliament on the Adani issue, sources said. he said.
According to him, Mr Gandhi also asked what was the urgency of the Delhi Police making two visits after an initial gap of 45 days between his speech in Srinagar.
Sources said the former Congress chief asked whether any other political party, including the ruling party, has been subjected to such probe or questioning of their political campaigns.
An outraged Congress condemned the Delhi Police’s action and attacked the central government, calling it “the worst case of harassment and political vendetta”, but the BJP rejected the allegation and said the police were “only discharging their legitimate duty”. Has been”.
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