Aaj Tak reporter harassed while following story on gang rape

NEW DELHI: A reporter of Aaj Tak who was attempting to check security measures taken in the wake of the gang rape of a girl in a moving bus last Sunday was harassed in broad daylight today in Vasant Kunj area of New Delhi by three eve teaser in a car.

A team of ten women reporters from the network which went around the city, however, said that “the power of camera made us feel safe on the haunting and crime filled streets of Delhi during the night”.

Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan raised this incident in Parliament today and demanded an investigation. Congress MP Girija Vyas also raised this story and expressed her concern on the same. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde shared his concern on the matter and assured the house of investigation on this matter.

Aaj Tak has launched a campaign on its facebook page against this atrocious crime. The page will give the updates on the pending rape cases of Delhi & NCR. All the gruesome incidents that have happened before will be reopened, to open the government’s eyes. The page also gives an opportunity to the general public to express their views on whether Capital punishment should be mandatory for the rapists or not.

Expressing the shock at today’s incident, Ashish Bagga, Group CEO, India Today Group, said: “It is horrible and barbaric! Such incidents are dragging us back to the uncivilized era in spite of taking us forward! If the media people themselves are becoming victims, I wonder the scare felt by the ordinary women in city! It’s a shame for all of us and our foremost duty is to fight the menace”.

Aaj Tak pledge all the other news channels, students, teachers, home makers and everyone to be out on streets and not let the flame of the burning issue fade out.

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