- minor gang rape case
- Supreme Court sent notice
- Rape happened in police station too
Uttar Pradesh News: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of 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 raped her in 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 serious threat to the life of the girl. The NGO said that the minor girl is in a school hostel away from the incident site and there has been no help by the local administration. The NGO moved the apex court highlighting the failure of the state authorities to implement the provisions of the Child Protection Act. “The present 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 said.
Rape also happened in the police station premises
“The police department not only failed to perform its main 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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