New Delhi: A complaint in Delhi Police has been filed against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for allegedly disclosing Delhi's Nangal rape victim's identity.
A Delhi-based lawyer named Vineet Jindal in his complaint stated that the Congress MP from his Twitter handle @RahulGandhi shared his own photo along with the father and mother of the child victim which becomes discloser of the identity of the minor victim.
The complainant has requested the Delhi Police to lodge an FIR against Rahul Gandhi under relevant sections and take strict legal action.
The complaint further stated that the act of Rahul Gandhi is an offence under section 23 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 74 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 228A of Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has also issued notice to Twitter India on Tuesday asking it to take action against the Twitter handle of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for allegedly violating the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act by revealing Delhi's Nangal rape victim's identity.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday morning met the family of the minor girl who was allegedly raped, murdered and cremated near Delhi Cantonment in southwest Delhi.Rahul tweeted about his meeting and shared a picture of him with the victim's parents on Twitter.
The Delhi Police has registered a case against four accused on the basis of the statement of the minor's mother who alleged that her daughter was raped, murdered and cremated without their consent on Sunday.