Delhi Rape Case: A notice has been issued to Twitter India by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for sharing a picture of the parents of a nine-year-old Delhi rape victim who later died. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has issued a notice to Twitter India to take action on Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter handle and remove the post. NCPCR President Priyank Kanungo gave this information.
Priyank Kanungo tweeted, “NCPCR has taken cognizance of violating the #POCSO Act by revealing the identity of the parents of a victim girl and has issued notice to Twitter India to take action against Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter handle.” And a notice has been issued to remove the post.
एक पीड़ित बच्ची के माता पिता की फ़ोटो ट्वीट कर उनकी पहचान उजागर कर #POCSO ऐक्ट का उल्लंघन करने पर @NCPCR_ ने संज्ञान लेते हुए @TwitterIndia को नोटिस जारी कर श्री राहुल गांधी के ट्विटर हैंडल के विरुद्ध कार्यवाही करने एवं पोस्ट हटाने के लिए नोटिस जारी किया है। pic.twitter.com/cVquij6jx3— प्रियंक कानूनगो Priyank Kanoongo (@KanoongoPriyank) August 4, 2021
In fact, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the victim’s family and demanded justice for the victim. After this meeting, Rahul Gandhi shared a photo on Twitter in which the faces of the parents of the victim are visible.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra had accused Rahul Gandhi of violating the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act by revealing the identity of the girl’s parents by posting a picture of her parents after meeting the girl’s family. Revealing identity comes under the category of offense under the POCSO Act.
Sambit Patra had requested the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to take cognizance of the matter and issue notice to the Congress leader. Attacking Rahul Gandhi, he said, “It is using Dalits and poor for its political agenda.”
Rahul Gandhi met the parents of a nine-year-old girl who had died under suspicious circumstances following alleged sexual assault in the past. He said that he is with the victim’s family on the path of justice and they will not deviate an inch from it. After meeting the victim’s family, the former Congress president said that the family is not asking for anything but justice. They are saying that they are not getting justice and need help in this.