Incident highlights the urgent need for addressing the issue of sexual violence and acid attacks
- Outrage over heinous gang-rape and acid attack on an 18-year-old Dalit woman in Rajasthan’s Karauli district.
- MP Kirodi Lal Meena joins victim’s family and BJP leaders in protest, demanding justice for the victim.
- Calls for immediate action against the perpetrators and a comprehensive investigation into the horrific crime.
Summary: The discovery of the body of an 18-year-old Dalit woman, who was gang-raped and subjected to an acid attack, has sparked outrage in Rajasthan's Karauli district. MP Kirodi Lal Meena, along with victim's family members and other BJP leaders, protests in Hindon city, demanding justice for the victim. The incident highlights the urgent need for addressing the issue of sexual violence and acid attacks, while ensuring swift and severe punishment for the perpetrators.
Jaipur,15 July,(City Times): The tragic kidnapping and subsequent recovery of the body of a scheduled caste woman with bullet injuries have sparked political tension in Rajasthan’s Karauli. With both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) accusing the state government of failing to maintain law and order, the incident has become a focal point ahead of the upcoming elections. As the BJP stages a dharna outside the hospital where the victim’s body is kept, the Opposition legislators in the Rajasthan Assembly demand answers from the government.
Kidnapping and Recovery:
On July 12, a 19-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped from her house by four individuals. Days later, her body was recovered from a well. The shocking incident has raised serious concerns about the safety and security of citizens in the region. The victim’s mother has accused the police of negligence and their refusal to register a case when she sought help. The police have detained one person and continue their search for the other suspects.
The BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP, Kirodi Lal Meena, along with the victim’s family members, is leading a dharna outside the hospital, demanding justice for the victim and strict action against the culprits. Former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has expressed her concern on social media and called for a thorough investigation into the matter. Congress leader Sachin Pilot has also urged the administration to take swift and decisive action, ensuring justice for the victim and her family. (Acid Attack)
The police have initiated an investigation into the case and have filed an FIR. While the post-mortem examination indicates that the cause of death is a gunshot, the confirmation of rape is yet to be determined by forensic experts. The police are in discussions with the victim’s family regarding compensation and other demands. The case remains a sensitive matter that requires a thorough investigation to bring the perpetrators to justice. (Rajasthan gangrape)
Deteriorating law and order:
The tragic kidnapping and murder of a scheduled caste woman in Karauli, Rajasthan, have ignited political tensions and raised concerns about the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. The demand for justice and strict action against the culprits has resonated among political leaders and the public alike. The police investigation is ongoing, and it is crucial to ensure a comprehensive examination of the case to provide justice for the victim and her grieving family. (Rajasthan gangrape)
Women’s Commission President Offers Support:
Rajasthan Women’s Commission President Rehana Riaz visited the protest site to express her condolences and offer support to the grieving family of the victim. Rehana Riaz assured them that the authorities are taking the matter seriously. She informed that five police teams have been formed to apprehend the accused and ensure swift justice. The presence of Women’s Commission President signifies the commitment to addressing the issue and providing support to the victim’s family during this difficult time.
Authorities Promise Action:
District Collector and Superintendent of Police in Karauli addressed the incident and provided updates on the investigation. The District Collector spoke to the victim’s mother to offer support and gather necessary information. Superintendent of Police Mamta Gupta confirmed that the body of the girl showed signs of bullet injuries, leading to the registration of a case of murder and rape. The police are actively conducting raids to locate the accused and ensure their arrest. These statements highlight the determination of the authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice and restore a sense of security in the community.
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