Delhi Court to Police: Submit ‘Progress Report’ on Complaint against Rahul Gandhi

Alka Verma-

Published On: September 23, 2021 at 12:28 IST

A Delhi Court asked for the report about the action taken against Rahul Gandhi regarding a complaint.

A Complaint was filed by BJP Delhi Media Head and Spokesperson Naveen Kumar Jindal against Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi.

In the complaint, Jindal accused Gandhi of revealing the identity of 9-year-old minor who was a victim of gang-rape and was murdered in Delhi Cantt Area.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmendra Singh of Rouse Avenue Court asked the Police to document the said report by September 29, 2021.

This is a complaint u/s 156 (3) Cr.PC. Report be called from SHO concerned for next date of hearing i.e. 29.09.2021,stated the Court.

Advocate Neeraj, who documented the complaint in the interest of BJP leader Naveen Kumar Jindal, claimed that Rahul Gandhi wilfully, purposefully, and intentionally revealed the Identity of a Minor through his web-based media account Twitter handle.

“The accused person shared a picture with the family of a rape victim Ms.XXXXX, a minor child thereby mentioning that they are her parents. The picture is clearly visible and on the basis of this picture it is very much clear to identify the family and dwelling details of the rape victim which amounts to disclosing the identity of rape victim,” read the complaint.

The complainant also requested the Court to coordinate the official concerning the Crime Branch of Delhi Police to file a FIR under important provision of law and examine the matter.

It was also requested to book Gandhi under Sec. 74 of Juvenile Justice Act (Prohibition on disclosure of identity of children), Sec. 23 of POCSO Act (Procedure for media) and Sec. 228A of Indian Penal Code (Disclosure of identity of the victim of certain offences etc).

In the complaint it was clearly mentioned that Rahul Gandhi did the action knowingly and willing and in response the social media platform, Twitter educated the Delhi High Court that it has brought down the tweet posted by MP Rahul Gandhi, supposedly uncovering delicate subtleties and distributing photos of the family members of victim.

Adding to it, Twitter professed to have locked Gandhi’s Account as it abused their arrangements.

Now, the next hearing is scheduled of September 29.

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