- Cops got here to the rescue of the lady when she was being paraded
- Six folks, together with the accused, have been arrested, police stated
- The incident was reported from tribal-dominated Alirajpur district
Bhopal/ New Delhi:
In an appalling incident that exhibits sheer insensitivity in opposition to intercourse assault survivors, a 16-year-old lady, who was allegedly raped in a tribal-dominated village in Madhya Pradesh, was seen being paraded with the accused on Sunday. A disturbing video exhibits them each tied with ropes as folks round chant slogans. Six folks, together with the accused, have been arrested, police stated, after the clip triggered shock and outrage.
The clip exhibits the younger lady being paraded with the accused as some males strolling round them chant- “Bharat Mata Ki Jai (Long Live Mother India)”. They had been paraded after they had been overwhelmed up. The incident was reported from tribal-dominated Alirajpur district, about 400 km from state capital Bhopal.
Reports stated the rape survivor’s members of the family had been amongst those that compelled her to stroll along with her attacker to disgrace her.
Cops got here to the rescue of the lady when she was being paraded. Police officer Dilip Singh Bilwal stated two circumstances have been filed.
“One of the cases was filed against the 21-year-old man who is accused of rape. Another FIR (first information report) was filed against family members of the girl and villagers for parading her in the village and beating her,” he was quoted as saying by information company PTI.
The case in opposition to the accused has been filed underneath Indian Penal Code (IPC) and underneath provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
In the case in opposition to members of the family of the survivors, sections 294 (Obscene act in public locations), 355 (Assault or prison power with intent to dishonour individual), 323 (voluntarily inflicting harm), 342 (wrongful confinement) and different sections of the IPC have been added, police stated.
(With inputs from PTI)
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