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Hope Modi will also fast over UP custodial killing: Rahul

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Taking a dig at proposed daylong fast against complete washout of Parliaments Budget session, on Wednesday said that one hoped that he would also fast over the latest custodial killing in

"The barbarism unleashed against a father seeking justice for his (rape survivor) daughter in has shamed the humanity.

"We hope that the will also observe a fast very soon over atrocities against women, increasing lawlessness and anarchy under the BJP rule," Gandhi said on

Modi has said that he would on Thursday join other MPs in observing a daylong fast against the complete washout of the Budget session, for which the BJP has blamed the

On Monday, the father of the girl who tried to set herself on fire outside the Chief Minister's residence a day earlier alleging police inaction in her gang rape by a BJP MLA died in police custody.

The man, whose daughter accused from Unnao Kuldeep Singh Sengar of raping her, was picked up by police late on Sunday and was apparently beaten mercilessly by four aides of the as well as police personnel.

On Tuesday, the set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into the girl's accusations as well as the death of her father in police custody.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 16:32 IST