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Hathras gang rape case: Police detain Congress leaders Rahul and Priyanka, prevent them from meeting victim's family


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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka were detained by the Uttar Pradesh Police were near the Yamuna Expressway when the duo decided to walk to Hathras to meet with the family of the 19-year old Dalit woman  who was gang-raped and died in a Delhi hospital earlier this week. 

Earlier in the day, their convoy was stopped on the highway and they were stopped from visiting Hathras. Ahead of Gandhis' visit, Section 144 has been imposed in the district and the borders have been sealed.

(THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)