Congress leaders arrested in India after trying to visit rape victim's family

All-India Democratic Women's Association condemns government crackdown on anti-rape protesters

INDIA arrested Congress party leaders Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi today as they sought to visit a village where a 19-year-old woman was gang-raped and tortured last month, later dying from her injuries.

The arrests come after days in which police have beaten and arrested protesters demonstrating over the rape and killing of two Dalit women.

The second, a 22-year-old from the same state, Uttar Pradesh, was abducted on her way to register for a school and brutally assaulted. Both...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-10-01 21:53
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