It was in November that the son of one of the accused women had committed suicide at a railway track allegedly after being rebuffed by the survivor.
As per the police, after the alleged gang rape of the woman, her hair was cut, her face was blackened and she was paraded in the streets wearing a garland of slippers.
Disturbing data shows that dowry harassment and the number of sexual attacks on children also high in the state
SP Siddharth Kaushal attributes rise in such crimes to the ‘free registration of FIRs’ and various outreach drives; 2,974 held, 1,503 chargesheets filed
The State Policy for Women, the first of its kind in India, will look to set the agenda for upcoming women’s schemes to address the needs of women in Tamil Nadu.
The bill, which also provides for speedy trial in such cases, was tabled by Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil.
The increasing crimes were seen committed by the known circle of the victims, which constituted 95 per cent of the cases, Shikha Goel, Additional SP Crimes and SHE Teams in charge said.
The court of special judge Justice H Kashyap also slapped a fine on Unilye Chakma alias Anil Kumar Chakma.
During the interrogation, Bharadwaj told the police that he was on a jolly ride after consuming alcohol. He noticed the women and started misbehaving with them.
According to the prosecution, Baisane lured the girl by offering to buy her some food when she was playing near her uncle's house in the locality on December 7, 2020.
The class 10 student was kidnapped by a youth and his brother when she was mopping the outer courtyard of her house, Saharanpur Superintendent of Police (Rural) Atul Sharma said.
The incident had taken place when the young journalist working for a reputed English daily, after work booked an Ola cab to reach her residence.
Sources said she went to Kushabhadra river’s embankment to relieve herself when prime accused Balaram Bhoi and his aides Ajit Das, Kanhei Bhoi and Bidyadhar Swain waylaid her.
The wife of the auto driver saw everything and one day helped her in contacting a friend of hers. He used to torture his wife as she objected to holding the minor captive.
She was returning home from her office in Salt Lake Sector 5 with the friend on a scooter when the incident happened at Satyen Roy Road-James Long Road crossing.