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Rahul meets Alwar gangrape victim, assures justice

IANS  |  Jaipur 

on Thursday met the gang-victim, and assured her and the family of justice.

Speaking to the media after the meeting in Thanagaazi, Gandhi said that this was an emotional issue for him and not a political one.

"The victim will definitely get justice. Strict action will be taken against the accused. I have come here to meet the family and not to play any kind of I will take action on whatever I have said here," he said.

"We can't tolerate such things. As soon as I heard about the case, I called (Ashok) Gehlot. We want to give a strong message not only to the people of but to the entire nation so that such heinous incidents are not repeated anywhere."

Gandhi was accompanied by Gehlot, Deputy Sachin Pilot, party state incharge and candidate,

Gandhi was slated to visit on Wednesday but the trip was cancelled due to bad weather.

Before Gandhi's visit, the family said that they would raise a demand for a job for the couple so that the victim and her husband can be sent to a place where no one identifies them.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 12:00 IST