Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi hit out on the UP authorities over rising crimes towards ladies. (File)

New Delhi:

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in the present day hit out on the Uttar Pradesh authorities over media studies of rising incidents of crime towards ladies within the state. As a substitute of defending ladies, the state authorities was attempting to “save criminals”, the Congress MP stated, tagging a report which claimed {that a} BJP MLA allegedly took away a person accused of harassing a lady from police custody.

“The way it began “Beti Bachao” (save daughter), the way it’s going “Apradhi Bachao” (save criminals),” the Congress chief tweeted sharing the report on the social media platform.

In accordance with the media report, the BJP MLA forcefully entered a police station alongside together with his celebration staff and took away an accused in a molestation case.

The report was additionally shared by Mr Gandhi’s sister, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who questioned the state authorities for the allegedly deteorating regulation and order state of affairs within the state.

“Will the UP CM inform that that is taking place beneath which “mission”? “Beti bachao” (Save daughters) or “Apradhi bachao” (save criminals)?” Ms Vadra “tweeted.

The Congress has stepped up its assault on the UP authorities significantly after the Hathras incident during which a 19-year-old Dalit lady from the district was allegedly raped and attacked by 4 males. She later died as a result of her accidents at a hospital in Delhi.

The police dealing with within the case — significantly the ;ate night time cremation of the sufferer allegedly with out the household’s approval – led to indignant protests throughout the nation. The officers, nevertheless, stated the cremation was achieved “as per the needs of the household”.

The probe within the case has been taken over by the CBI.