Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday despatched a four-page preliminary reply to the Delhi Police’s discover about his “girls nonetheless being sexually assaulted” comment made throughout the Bharat Jodo Yatra whereas questioning the method adopted by the authorities and a sudden urgency after a 45-day delay.
The Congress chief gave the 10-point reply hours after a Delhi Police group knocked on his doorways for the third time in 5 days. He additionally sought 8 to10 days to offer an in depth response to the questions posed by Delhi police over his January 30 remarks, the sources stated.
The police group headed by Particular Commissioner of Police (Regulation and Order) Sagar Preet Hooda arrived at Rahul Gandhi’s 12, Tughlaq Lane, residence round 10 am and was in a position to meet the Congress chief after two hours, officers stated, including the group left round 1 pm.
In response to the police, Mr Gandhi said in Srinagar throughout the Bharat Jodo Yatra that “I’ve heard that ladies are nonetheless being sexually assaulted”, and because the Yatra had handed by means of Delhi additionally, they needed to establish if any sufferer had approached the Congress chief right here in order that they will provoke a probe into the matter.
“The police had requested him to offer particulars of those victims in order that safety may very well be supplied to them,” an official stated.
Sending a preliminary reply a bit earlier than 4 pm, Rahul Gandhi termed the police motion “unprecedented” and requested whether or not this had something to do along with his place taken each inside and outdoors Parliament on the Adani concern, sources stated.
In response to them, Mr Gandhi additionally requested what was the urgency on the a part of the Delhi Police in making two visits in as many days after an preliminary hole of 45 days after he made his speech in Srinagar.
The previous Congress chief, the sources stated, requested whether or not every other political celebration, together with the ruling celebration, has been subjected to such sort of scrutiny or questioning over their political campaigns.
An offended Congress has condemned the Delhi Police motion and attacked the Central authorities, calling it the “worst case of harassment and political vendetta”, however the BJP rejected the cost and stated the police was “solely discharging its lawful responsibility”.
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