Horrifying rape charges were just announced and the entire nation is stunned. The news has now made it worldwide — and there’s no telling how the investigation will end.
“Former legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was found guilty of rape on Monday in one of India’s most closely-watched sexual assault trials,” reported Breitbart.
This rising scandal has reportedly been a major point of contention in India, with opposition leader Rahul Gandhi refusing to apologize for his remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Bharatiya Janata Party, of which Modi is a member, has been accused of “tolerating rape culture” in India and refusing to take quick action against Sengar after the charges went public.
Now that Sengar has been found guilty, Modi will be pressed to address the controversy within his own government and party — or likely suffer a major defeat at the ballot box.
“Modi said ‘protect girls and educate them,’ but he didn’t say who their daughters should be protected from,” said Gandhi. The world will be watching.
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