Police case filed against Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Vadra under epidemic act

Noida: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi with party leaders marches along the Yamuna Expressway to meet the family of the 19-year-old Dalit rape victim in Hathras, after their vehicles were stopped by the authorities, in Noida. (PTI Photo/Ravi C
A police case was registered against Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra under the Epidemic Act after they were detained on the way to Hathras to meet the familiy of the 20-year-old Dalit woman, who died after being gang-raped.
The two leaders were detained in Greater Noida, just outside Delhi, when they insisted on marching to Hathras.

 
The Gandhis and about 150 party workers, held briefly for violating prohibitory orders, were let off after they furnished personal bonds, Uttar Pradesh Police said.


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