“Dear Virat…”: Rahul Gandhi on rape threat to Kohli’s daughter

New Delhi:

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has tweeted a message of support to Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli after his nine-month-old daughter was threatened with rape as he spoke out in support of teammate Mohammed Shami in the wake of their defeat to Pakistan in the ongoing T20I. Had it. world Cup.

“Dear Virat, these people are full of hatred because no one loves them. Forgive them. Protect the team,” Gandhi tweeted on Tuesday evening.

Earlier today, the Delhi Commission for Women sent a notice to the Delhi Police asking for an “action” update on the probe into the tummy-churning and horrific threats against Kohli’s daughter.

The DCW president said the threats against Virat Kohli and Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma’s daughter were “very shameful”, and reprimanded those who made the threats.

“The team has made us proud a thousand times, why all this stupidity in defeat?”

The DCW has sought information about the investigation and arrests, if any.

“If no accused has been arrested, please provide the details of steps taken by Delhi Police to arrest the accused,” the notice – sent today – directed.

The police have been asked to provide the information sought by November 8.

Last week, Kohli issued a strong statement against religious discrimination.

He told reporters before the match, “Attacking one’s religion is the most pathetic thing one can do as a human being. It’s a very sacred and personal thing. People vent their despair because they have to do it.” Have no idea what we do.” New Zealand.

“We are playing on the field, we are not a bunch of spineless people on social media. It has become a source of entertainment for some people which is very sad. All this outside drama is based on people’s frustrations,” he said.

“We stand with them 200 percent. Our brotherhood in the team cannot be shaken.”

Mr Gandhi had also tweeted in support of Mohammed Shami, asking the bowler to “pardon him…they are full of hate”.

He tweeted, “Mohammed Shami we are all with you. These people are full of hatred because no one gives them love. Forgive them.”

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