- minor gang rape case
- The Supreme Court sent notice
- Rape also happened at the police station
News in Uttar Pradesh: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Center and others on the plea of NGO ‘Bachpan Bachao Andolan’ in connection with the gang-rape of a minor girl by four youths in Uttar Pradesh’s Lalitpur and also gang-raped her at the police station. A bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and V Ramasubramanian issued notices to the Centre, the Uttar Pradesh government and others on the plea and asked them to respond by August 18.
Case not registered even after 5 months of gang rape
Senior advocate HS Phoolka, appearing for the NGO, told the bench that there was a serious threat to the girl’s life. The NGO said the minor girl is in a school hostel away from the incident site and there has been no help from the local administration. The NGO requested the Supreme Court to highlight the state authorities’ failure to implement the provisions of the Child Protection Act. “This petition also highlights the suffering of a Dalit minor girl who was gang-raped and the FIR was not registered for five months,” the plea read.
Rape also took place in the premises of the police station
“The police department not only failed to discharge its primary duty of registering an FIR for the offense of gang-rape, but also continuously intimidated, threatened and raped the victim and her family in the police station premises,” the petition said. The incident happened. .” Earlier, the in-charge of Pali police station was arrested for raping a minor girl. Police said the 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by four men in three days and also sexually assaulted by a police station in-charge (SHO), where she was dumped by her assailants.
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