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Sexually harassed, Dalit woman committed suicide

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Sexually harassed, Dalit woman committed suicide

Sexually harassed, Dalit woman committed suicide

Tension over rape issues gets higher in India as cases of sexual abuse continue to be reported. Dalit woman committed suicide by hanging herself in her house. Prior to the incident, the latter tried to file a case at the district police against two men for sexual harassment. The two men are both residents of Rajpur village.

The victim worked in a brick klin as a labourer. Although the woman and husband went to the police station to complain against the accused, the police refused to take their statement. As this case came to light after the victim’s death, police sub inspector Subhash Chand has been suspended.

A suicide note was discovered alongside the victim’s body. The woman related she was sexually harassed by two men and how the police failed to take her case into consideration.

Two persons had been arrested in connection with the case of sexual harassment  while a case of suicide abatement had also been filed.

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Union Minister S. Ganwar: ” Rape is unfortunate but we should not make a big deal out of it.”

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Union Minister S. Ganwar, rape is unfortunate but “should not make a big deal out of it”

Union Minister S. Ganwar: ” Rape is unfortunate but we should not make a big deal out of it.”

New Delhi: Amidst mounting pressure to advocate rape cases in India, Cabinet Members have taken the initiative to strengthen the POSCO Act. However, the responses of Union Minister Santosh Gangwar had not been welcomed. The latter stated that rape cases are unfortunate but should not be treated as a big issue. He underlined that in a huge country as India, one or two rape cases should not been given such importance. He further added that rape could not be stopped and is a vain issue.

India has faced waves of protests over the past weeks, from organisations calling for pressing measures against child rapists and abductors. The list of child rape cases seems endless as new reported cases continue to add to the outrage over the Kathua gang rape case. The cabinet met Saturday to take measures to implement death penalty for those who raped children below 12 years old.

While some people maintain that death penalty does not always act as a deterrent to rape, others welcome this decision as a move from the government to address the rape issue in India.

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Fight over breakfast delay, man with mental illness killed his mother

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Fight over breakfast delay, man with mental illness killed his mother

Dhanbad: A 21 year old man with mental disorder has killed his mother as she served his breakfast late. The incident occurred in Tilkaroyidih village. The accused told his mother to serve his breakfast at 10 am. As his food was delayed, he got irritated and started beating his mother to death.

According to the police, the accused tried to attack his sister and sister-in-law. The latter tried to escape and inform the neighbourhood. He was then caught and locked by the neighbours while the police was called on the spot.

Manoj Kumar, officer-in-charge of Govindpur police station, stated the accused has been put in custody. He is also being treated by a psychiatrist.

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India: Rape, Cabinet Ministers met over capital punishment introduction

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Cabinet Ministers met today to sign off an emergency executive order. This move had been effected forwarding the increase in rape rate across the country.

The ordinance aims to introduce capital punishment for child rapists as child rape and crime continue to rise. India faces outrage, amid Unnao and Kathua rape, infantile rapes are reported everyday. The Union Commitee was held today and was chaired by PM Modi. The amendment of punishment against child rapists is aim to mark the government effort to fight sexual abuse.

Organisations call for a safer India, as tensions rises over the idleness of government as the country undergoes its “darker days”. Last case reported was the rape of a 8 month old baby in Indore on Friday 20 April. The child was abducted and raped in a basement by a 21 year old man.

 

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