BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC) has taken cognisance of the assault with women and minor girl in Qazi Camp in Bhopal recently.
It has sought report from the DIG regaring the incident that took place earlier this week. The policemen had barged into the house, beaten up women and rummaged the entire house.
After the incident came to light, the panel has sought a report from the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) in this regard. The Commission chairperson has asked the police to reply in four weeks.
Legislator Arif Aqueel had written a letter and said that the incident was captured in CCTV and should be probed. He said that a high-ranking officer should conduct probe and the case against women should be withdrawn. The rights panel has now sought a report from DIG about it.
After the incident, policemen barged into the house, attacked women--Shahin, 40, Shadma, 25, Uzma, 30 a, even a minor 12-year-old girl was among the victims. "The incident was recorded in cameras in the shop, fair probe is needed.
The policemen had gone out to enforce night curfew when it was alleged that Zaheer threw tea at them. Under the pretext of restrictions during lockdown, the police personnel entered the tea shop to close it down, and had a scuffle but it was given a totally different colour, he said, demanding action in the case. [April 8, 2021, NewsBits.in]
BHOPAL: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPRC) has sought explanation from Madhya Pradesh police regarding the assault with a rape victim in Alirajpur district.
The panel has asked how a victim was tied, beaten and paraded? It has also taken exception to the fact that minor's identity was revealed.
In this case, the victim was further tortured and made to suffer. Taking congisance of the manner in which she was paraded, the commission has said that action should be taken under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act as well as Juvenile Justice Act.
Besides, action taken report has been sought in this regard. A video went viral recently and it was clearly visible that local residents were chanting 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'. The girl and the rape accused' hands were tied and they were beaten publicly. Subsequently, police registered two cases in this regard.
Instead of informing police, the locals beat up the girl and the accused, before parading them the next day ie March 28, 2021 (Sunday). The police officials said that local residents involved in the incident are being identified. Some of them have already been arrested. [March 31, 2021 NewsBits.in]
BHOPAL: A policeman shot dead a girl's brother and injured her mother, after his engagement was cancelled.
Ajit Chauhan, the policeman, barged into the girl's house in Shahpura and began firing at her family members.
While the girl's brother was shot dead, her mother was injured and is undergoing treatment. The girl and her father somehow managed to save themselves and snatched his gun, before shutting him in the kitchen.
The girl's family said that as he threatened and harassed them, they decided to call off the engagement. However, he got so infuriated that he entered their house and killed her brother. The victims said that he was hell-bent on killing the entire family. The girl's mother is undergoing treatment in the hospital.
Chauhan, who is posted with a special armed forces (SAF) wing of the Madhya Pradesh police, had his duty at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office in Bhopal. The murder accused has been arrested and the rifle has been seized. The police officials are conducting a probe in this regard. [March 31, 2021 NewsBits.in]