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"Incidents of rape did not take place during the UPA regime?" he shot back while responding to a reporter's question in Kaithal yesterday.
"If such (rape) incidents are happening in this regime, then tell me about one case, in which the Haryana government did not take action," Vij said, adding, "The opposition does not have any issues now."
The Congress has mounted an attack on the BJP-led regime at the Centre, saying incidents of violence against women and children were increasing in the country.
An eight-year-old girl from the nomadic Bakerwal Muslim community had gone missing from a spot near her house in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on January 10. A week later, her body was found from the same area.
A Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe the incident, has arrested eight persons, including two special police officers (SPOs) and a head constable, in connection with the incident.
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