Rahul Gandhi again taunts PM on Unnao rape, calls him “Mr 56”


New Delhi,  Though Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is away in Germany on a round of programmes, he did not miss a chance to take a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, over the death of a witness in a rape case.

His tweet ended with a jab – “Is this your idea of ‘justice for our daughters’, Mr 56”. The reference was the PM’s comment that such incidents shame the society and his promise of action against the culprits.

The Congress chief seldom misses an opportunity to take frequent digs at the PM over his claims of a “56-inch chest” made ahead of 2014 Lok Sabha election.

His tweet said: “The mysterious death & hurried burial without an autopsy, of the key witness in the #Unnao rape & murder case, involving BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, smells of a conspiracy. Is this your idea of “justice for our daughters”, Mr 56 ?”

This case was related to a minor girl from Unnao, who was raped, allegedly by BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar. On April 8, she attempted suicide outside the home of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s home after her father was thrashed — allegedly by Kuldeep Sengar’s brother Atul Singh. He died the next day.