Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today targeted the Uttar Pradesh government over media reports of increasing incidents of crime against women in the state. Instead of protecting women, the state government was trying to “save the culprits”, with the Congress MP tagging a report saying that a BJP MLA allegedly accused a man accused of harassing a woman from police custody Taken into custody.
“how it started “Save our daughters“(Save the daughter), how’s it going”Save criminals“(Save criminals),” the Congress leader tweeted, sharing the report on social media platforms.
According to media reports, the BJP MLA forcibly entered a police station along with his party workers and took into custody an accused of molestation.
The report was also shared by Mr. Gandhi’s sister, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who questioned the state government for deteriorating the law and order situation in the state.
“Will the UP CM tell under what” mission “is this happening?” Beti Bachao “(save daughters) or” Aprahi Bacho “(save criminals)?” Ms. Vadra tweeted.
The Congress has intensified its attack on the UP government, especially after the Hathras incident in which a 19-year-old Dalit woman in the district was allegedly raped by four men. He later died due to injuries in a hospital in Delhi.
The police handling the case – in particular; The victim was allegedly cremated overnight without the family’s approval – leading to anger across the country. However, officials said the funeral was performed “as per the wishes of the family”.
The CBI has taken over the investigation of the case.