Nirbhaya Case: Smriti Irani blames the AAP government for delayed execution of the convicted; Kejriwal responds

NEW DELHI: Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal He urged the BJP on Friday not to fall into politics on the issue and instead work together to ensure that justice in such cases is delivered as soon as possible.

Reacting to the Union minister and the leader of the BJP, blaming the AAP government for the delay in the execution of the four convicted, Kejriwal said he feels sad that politics is being made on this issue.

I am sad that politics is being done on this issue. Shouldn't we be working together to ensure the culprits are hanged as soon as possible?

Shouldn't we come together to ensure a system for those beasts to be hung within six months? Please do not make policy about it. We create a safe city for our women together, Kejriwal said in a tweet.

At a press conference, Irani also accused the Aam Aadmi Party of depriving the mother of the victim of justice.

Why did the prison department, which depends on the government of the AAP, sleep after the review request was rejected in July 2018? Why did the government give 10,000 rupees and a sewing kit to the youth rapist when he was released? she posed.