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Rajasthan govt recieves notice from Jodhpur HC over gangrape cases

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 17, 2019, 11:39 am IST
Updated May 17, 2019, 12:16 pm IST
The Jodhpur High Court on Friday sent a notice to the Rajasthan government seeking its reply on recent incidents of gangrapes in the state.
The Jodhpur High Court on Friday sent a notice to the Rajasthan government seeking its reply on recent incidents of gangrapes in the state. (Representational Image)
 The Jodhpur High Court on Friday sent a notice to the Rajasthan government seeking its reply on recent incidents of gangrapes in the state. (Representational Image)

Jaipur: The Jodhpur High Court on Friday sent a notice to the Rajasthan government seeking its reply on recent incidents of gangrapes in the state.

A total of 1509 rape cases were reported until April 2019, this figure is up from 1312 in the same period last year. The data also shows an increase of 122 reported rape cases in April 2019 as compared to April 2018 and an increase of 108 cases in April 2019 as compared to March 2019, according to data from the Rajasthan Police website.

 

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the Alwar gangrape survivor. He met the survivor’s family and said: “justice will be done”.

Read: 'Justice will be done': Rahul Gandhi after meeting Alwar gangrape survivor

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati had alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is doing "dirty politics" over the gangrape of a Dalit girl in Alwar. The former chief minister also assured of action by her party in the matter. Modi countered by saying she is shedding "crocodile tears by only making statements".

According to the police officials, all six Alwar gangrape accused has been arrested, including the individual who filmed the crime and threatened the survivor he would share the clip on social media if she went to the police.

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Location: India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur




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