India, May 16 -- Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the woman who was gang-raped in Rajasthan's Alwar on April 26. He promised swift action against the culprits and said "justice will be done".

"I spoke to Ashok Gehlot Ji after I heard about the incident. This is not a political issue for me. Justice will be done and action will be taken against culprits," said Rahul Gandhi addressing the media in Alwar.

The Congress government in Rajasthan has faced criticism over lack of prompt action in the case. The Rajasthan police allegedly delayed the filing of a First Information Report (FIR). An FIR was filed only after a purported video of the sexual assault began circulating on social media. Five men had raped the woman after ass...