NHRC seeks report from Balasore SP on ‘rape’, suicide of girl

BHUBANESWAR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued a realize to Balasore SP for submission of a document within 4 weeks on alleged rape of a minor girl of Simulia in Balasore district, who later committed suicide on September 30 after the sexual attack.

The commission passed the order on Friday after listening to a petition filed by a rights campaigner Sangita Swain on October 2. The petitioner alleged that the local police did not take necessary steps to give justice to the circle of relatives of the deceased. She additionally requested the commission to supply a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to subsequent of relations of the minor girl.

The petitioner mentioned the minor girl was raped by a youth from the same village on September 23. Parents of the woman had informed this incident to some local elected representatives and sought for their help. Nobody had helped them. On September 30, the woman had heard some lewd gossip referring to her sexual attack. “She could now not tolerate it. She misplaced her psychological stability and committed suicide,” mentioned the petition.

“When the parents requested the local police to check in a rape and murder case in opposition to the village youth, the police had insisted the parents to hotel unnatural demise case. Even the parents had staged dharna challenging check in of rape case in opposition to the rapist youth. It is violation of human rights,” mentioned the petitioner.

Sanjiv Parida, inspector-in-charge of Simulia police station, mentioned the main accused has been arrested beneath segment 376 beneath IPC on rape charges and sections beneath Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012. He was forwarded to a local court docket.

“We have registered rape case in opposition to the youth on the foundation of the grievance lodged by parents of the deceased minor. We have taken necessary steps in the case. We have now not accomplished any fallacious thing from our facet,” mentioned Parida.
NHRC seeks report from Balasore SP on ‘rape’, suicide of girl NHRC seeks report from Balasore SP on ‘rape’, suicide of girl Reviewed by Kailash on December 08, 2018 Rating: 5
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