Rahul for fast-track­ing mi­nors’ rape cases

The Free Press Journal - - NATION -

NEW DELHI: Congress Pres­i­dent Rahul Gandhi on Mon­day urged Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi to fast track rape cases in­volv­ing rape of mi­nors if he was se­ri­ous about pro­vid­ing jus­tice. "PM should fast track these cases and pun­ish the guilty if he is se­ri­ous about pro­vid­ing jus­tice for our daugh­ters," he said in a tweet. He said: "There were 19,675 rapes of mi­nor chil­dren re­ported in 2016. This is shame­ful."

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