New Delhi, April 16: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fast-track rape cases involving rape of minor girls if he was serious about providing justice.
Taking to Twitter, Gandhi said that in 2016, a total of 19,675 rapes of minors were reported and called it shameful.
There were 19,675 rapes of minor children reported in 2016. This is shameful.
PM should fast track these cases and punish the guilty if he is serious about providing “justice for our daughters”. #SpeakUp
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) April 16, 2018
“PM should fast track these cases and punish the guilty if he is serious about providing ‘justice for our daughters’,” he said.
The Prime Minister last week referred to the rape and killing of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir and the rape of a teenager in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao, saying justice will be done to the victims and no culprit will be allowed to escape.