“The action taken by the government is not adequate. Why is an FIR being lodged only against the SHO? The then SP too misled us for several days and a case should be registered against him as well. Several other officials have been merely transferred from the district. We want harsher punishment against all of them,” the woman’s father told The Sunday Express.
On the fateful day, the woman was going with her husband on a motorcycle when the accused stopped them and took them behind a sand dune on the roadside. They thrashed the woman's husband, tied him up and raped her in front of him.
Rahul Gandhi said: "Soon after I heard about the incident (Alwar gang rape) I spoke to Ashok Gehlot Ji. This is not a political issue for me. I met the victim's family and they have sought justice which will be done. Action will be taken against culprits."
The Congress government and the state’s police force have come under severe criticism following the Thanagazi gangrape after the family of the victim alleged that the police didn’t take any action till the Lok Sabha elections were over on May 6.