India's Modi deeply concerned about rape of nun; protests flare

March 17, 2015 8:58 AM

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India's Modi deeply concerned about rape of nun; protests flare

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday he was "deeply concerned" about the rape of an elderly nun and the demolition of a church as protests for the better protection of women and religious minorities erupted across the country.

Modi has asked for an immediate report on the violence on the weekend, according to a statement. There were angry scenes in parliament as legislators demanded to know why the man accused of rape had not been arrested.Over the last few months, Modi has been criticized for being slow to condemn a seri...

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