She had also slammed the alleged Hindus who had protested in defence of the culprits. Sonam tweeted, “Ashamed appalled and disgusted by fake nationals and fake Hindus. I cannot believe this is happening in my country”.
On this tweet, Koena took a jibe and lashed out at Sonam Kapoor’s tweet saying that she gave it a communal twist by mentioning “fake Hindus” in her tweet. Koena tweeted, “Any comments @sonamakapoor? You condemned a heinous crime(I appreciate) but gave it a communal twist Fake Hindus . Kindly do the same for all . How can you blame an entire religion for this Rape. These victims are ours too! #justiceForAll [sic]”.
In this tweet, Koena Mitra also took screenshots of news reports of other rape cases in Assam. Several Bollywood celebrities had reacted to this heinous crime, demanding immediate punishment to the culprits. Bollywood celebs like Javed Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar, and Swara Bhasker, among many others, have also strongly condemned the crime.