INDIA: NATIONWIDE PROTESTS TO DEMAND JUSTICE FOR RAPE VICTIMS

KULDEEP SINGH SENGAR, A 50-YEAR-OLD MEMBER OF THE UTTAR PRADESH STATE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, WAS ARRESTED ON SATURDAY FOLLOWING PUBLIC OUTCRY.

INDIA NATIONWIDE PROTESTS TO DEMAND JUSTICE FOR RAPE VICTIMS

Leaders from the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), including two ministers from the Jammu and Kashmir government, organised rallies in defence of the accused.
Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a 50-year-old member of the Uttar Pradesh state legislative assembly, was arrested on Saturday following public outcry. Sengar is accused of abducting and raping the teenage girl.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised justice for both rape victims, but critics said it was "too little, too late".

Thousands of Indians have taken to the streets to join nationwide protests against continuing sexual assaults of women and girls, including that of an eight-year-old girl who was gang-raped and brutally murdered inside a...

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