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Mysuru gangrape: Woman should not have gone out at that time; Congress is raping me now: K'taka Home Minister

Catching up with' loose statement culture' of some leaders, Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra has now joined that league after he made a controversial statement on the Mysuru gangrape case. While reacting to press on Tuesday's late evening shameful incident, the minister said that the victim should not have gone out at that time and also said that following this incident, 'Congress will rape him'.


Mysuru gangrape: Woman should not have gone out at that time; Congress is raping me now: K'taka Home Minister-ycb
Bengaluru, First Published Aug 26, 2021, 4:18 PM IST
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Mysuru's infamous incident of gangrape on Tuesday is said to have exposed the 'loose statement culture' of newly appointed Home Minister Araga Jnanendra as he said 'Congress is raping me now'.

While addressing the press, the minister was caught in 'tongue in the cheek' moment after making this controversial remark.

As the 22-year-old woman was gangraped by six men and her male friend was also attacked and both were dumped in bushes by miscreants on Tuesday late evening, the police formed a special team to nab the culprits and the woman who is stable also recorded her statement.

While reacting to reporters on the development as this incident has shocked the heritage city Mysuru, minister Araga Jnanendra questioned the victim and her male friend's intention to visit the desolate location near Chamundi Hills. He also said that after this incidnet Congress is raping him.

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This controversial statement has gone viral and both the minister and the BJP party are getting trolled.

The opposition Congress also condemned the minister's statement.

The home minister's post is a very important one. The minister should have said that arrests will be made and special courts will be set up in three months to ensure the accused are convicted and justice is ensured, instead such demoralized statements have come from him, opined former home minister and Congress working president, Ramalinga Reddy.

The incident happened at 7:30 pm on Tuesday when she went to Mysuru, suddenly six accused persons hiding from bushes attacked and raped her. The incident has rocked Karnataka after the incident went viral. It is said that the accused also made the video of the shameful act.

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