Synopsis The Delhi Police reached the residence of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in connection with a notice issued to him over his “women are still being sexually assaulted” remark made during the Bharat Jodo Yatra on Sunday. PTI Rahul Gandhi The Delhi Police reached the residence of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in connection with a notice issued to him over his “women are still being sexually assaulted ” remark made during the Bharat Jodo Yatra on Sunday. The police team headed by Special Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Sagar Preet Hooda arrived at Gandhi’s 12, Tughlaq Lane residence, reported PTI citing officials.
Taking cognisance of social media posts, police had sent a questionnaire to the Congress leader and asked him “to give details about the women who approached him regarding sexual harassment”. “It has been 45 days since Bharat Jodo Yatra ended. They (Delhi police) are going for questioning after 45 days.
If they are so much concerned why didn’t they go to him in February? Rahul Gandhi’s legal team will respond to it as per law, ” said Congress leader Jairam Ramesh over the matter. According to police, Gandhi gave a statement in Srinagar during the Bharat Jodo Yatra that ‘I have heard that women are still being sexually assaulted’. Police had asked him to give details of these victims so that security could be provided to them, the officials said.
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