Four to five cases of rape are being reported daily in Punjab and the Pakistan government is considering special measures to deal with cases of sexual harassment, abuse and coercion.
In the present case, pursuant to a matrimonial dispute, the wife had alleged that the father-in-law committed rape upon her.
Zameer on Sunday had said that the concept of hijab is to keep girls behind purdah to hide their beauty when they grow up.
They arrested him late on Saturday night and sent the rape survivors to Kurupam Government Hospital for medical examination.
Disturbing data shows that dowry harassment and the number of sexual attacks on children also high in the state
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 accused had been repeatedly raping the girls from when they were about eight years old, and the issue came to light in 2018, when the victims were aged 15 and 14 respectively.
According to Manmohan Verma, the special POCSO advocate, the incident took place on March 2, 2019.
The Raebareli police recently got a tip-off and based on the mobile phone location of the accused, came to know that he was in the hiding in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi.
A case was earlier this month registered at the NRI police station against the man from Ulve area in Navi Mumbai on charges of rape, senior police inspector Ravindra Patil said.
Behera said the commission has sought compensation for the family. The OSCW team met SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra and urged police to file chargesheet in the case at the earliest.
"There was a lot of people, in my opinion, that should have intervened; somebody should have done something," Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Police Department said.
The class 7 student found child helpline numbers in her government school textbooks and she called up to report the incident on Thursday, Singhana Police Station SHO Bhajna Ram said.
The accused had raped the woman, who used to work at his farm, many times over the last five years at various places in the district, an official said.
The police claimed that the accused had admitted that he lured the girls to the fields with a packet of biscuits and tried to rape them.
The 15-year-old had gone to fetch water from a hand pump on Friday night, when the accused forcibly took her to a hut in the village and allegedly raped her.
Television channels are screaming with debates as to why, what and how this menace of sexual violence can be controlled in our society.
In his various public rallies in the recent past, Prime Minister Modi has targeted the opposition for ignoring development and turning a blind eye to the plight of the farmers.
The arrests, made over Monday and Tuesday, included three persons arrested for vandalism, attacks against buses and shops and blocking the roads.
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