Delhi Police Special CP (L&O) Sagar Preet Hooda, on Sunday arrived at the residence of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in connection with the notice that was served to him by police to seek information on the ‘sexual harassment’ victims, as per reports.
The Wayanad MP had mentioned about sexual harrasement victims approaching him for help in his speech during the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Talking to reporters Hooda said, “We’ve come here to talk to him. Rahul Gandhi gave a statement in Srinagar on January 30 that during Yatra he met several women and they told him that they had been raped. We’re trying to get details from him so that justice can be given to victims.
Congress has responded to the visit of the Delhi Police to its leader Rahul Gandhi’s residence. “It has been 45 days since Bharat Jodo Yatra ended. They (Delhi police) are going for questioning after 45 days. If they are so much concerned why didn’t they go to him in February?”, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said, according to a reports.
Rahul Gandhi’s legal team will respond to it as per law, added Ramesh. Ramesh also alleged that the BJP is presenting Gandhi’s statements in a distorted manner to divert attention from the Adani issue and the oppositions demand for JPC.
The Delhi Police Special CP(L&O) has been at Rahul Gandhi’s residence for close to 2 hours, but the Congress leader has not met him and his team till now, as per reports.