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Rajasthan CM says Modi playing politics on Alwar rape

IANS  |  Jaipur 

Chief Minister on Monday accused of playing on the Alwar gang-rape and using the issue as a to draw mileage in the elections.

Speaking to the media at his residence, he said Modi had been targeting the Chief Minister in one way or the other wherever he goes be it Jodhpur, Madhya Pradesh, or Udaipur.

He said Modi lacked complete information about the Alwar crime. "It is unfortunate that he used the incident elections.

"Our police department was quick to act on this issue. Disciplinary action was taken against all derelict officials and all the accused have been arrested," he said.

"Now, I am planning to make Police a role model in Rape complaints can now be registered in (for) the first time in

"Also, Case Officers equal to the rank of Deputy SP will be deployed all across the state to ensure quick action in crime against women," he added.

Asked if Mayawati can withdraw her support to the in Rajasthan, he said: "Mayawati is the of a and her anger on this incident is quite natural. She has clearly said that she will think on withdrawing her support but has not withdrawn it yet and she will definitely continue supporting the

"We will continue getting the support of the BSP in future," he added.

Earlier, Modi had in one of his election rallies slammed the Congress-led for allegedly suppressing the Alwar gang-rape case.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 17:22 IST