"I would blame Rajya Sabha for not passing the law. Had they passed the bill, he (accused juvenile) would not have gone scot-free", Gandhi said outside the Parliament.
She said the existing law is insufficient to hold the punishment of the accused juvenile who was the most gruesome of all six rapists.
The juvenile convict, now 20, is likely to walk free on Sunday after his three-year sentence at a correction home gets over.
"There is nothing that we can do as the existing law cannot deal with this", the Union Minister for Women and Child Development said.
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said though the court's decision cannot be questioned, the matter needs to be deliberated upon to find a solution.
"I cannot question the court's decision as it works in the ambit of laws. We will have to deliberate upon possible solutions in this matter," she said.
However, BJP leader and former top cop Kiran Bedi said even after he is released, the 20-year-old youth can be arrested by Delhi police for apprehension of breach of peace.
"Rapist being released can be arrested by Delhi Police under 107/151 of CRPC for apprehension of breach of peace till SC considers parents petition," she tweeted.

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