Rape- Hottest Crime
One woman is molested every 13 minutes in India. These statistics refer to the reported cases. Whereas, if the unreported cases were to be included, it would be a matter of seconds- rather than minutes.
Investigation of most cases are not reported by victims because of various reasons such as family pressures, the police, the unreasonably long and unjust process and application of law; and the resulting consequences thereof.
Agreed, at times Rape cases have had significant victories, but after a wait time of decades. How do you justify that? Those long years,women has to go under the pressure of those moments again and again, humiliation and pain.
They say, time is the best remedy,but was this Court case time a remedy for the women?
And how justified it is that the rapist is enjoying his life for decades after he raped a women.
In took 10years for the final verdict in Mr.K.PS.Gill and he was fined 2.5lacs. Case started in 1988 and ended in 1998.
There have been some historical judgments also for Rape cases in India,just a glimpse:
-In 1974 a case was filed against two guilty Policemen as they raped a sixteen year old tribal girl in the compound of Desai Ganj Police station in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra.Mathura, the victim, was accused of being a liar and supportive statements where made that the girl was ‘habituated to sexual intercourse’ her consent was voluntary; under the circumstances only sexual intercourse could be proved and not rape.
-One more addition to such judgment gems is the case of Mohd.Habib, where the victim was seven year old girl and her ruptured hymen and the bite marks on her body don't state anything as there where no marks or injury on Mohd.Habib penis which was presumed as a indication of no resistance.
-High Court Judge are expected to be literate yet they make such decision which are unbelievable as was the case of Bhanwari Devi,the judge remarked that the victim could not have been raped since she was a dalit while the accused hailed from an upper caste- who would not stoop to sexual relations with a dalit.
-A case from Kerala, where a sixteen year old was lured for a good job offer and then sold to the clients and forced to work as prostitute for about a year and a half. When she filed case, the case was dismissed saying that if some one is paying for sex with a women,the person will never pay for the one who is not ready for it.
Many more jewels to the crown.
In a country where so many Women Politicians are working, uncountable number of Women organisations,still Rape is the hottest crime in India.
With a women CM's though but Delhi tops the list of rapes in India, just read the article,this was the case 4yrs back Delhi: The Rape Capital of India.
There are many women hostels which supply the girls to the politicians,minor girls too. Many women jails are accused of the same.
We don't ask what measure women organisations are taking,as they have never ending list to it, we want to know ,what result were achieved by them?
As soon as a person is accused on molestation or rape, in next few hours he gets the bail.
Culprits caught are bailed or shifted to hospitals for treatment and then they are announced missing.
What are the actual working rules??
-We propose to end the bail in case of rape cases.
-Special Court should be assigned the case, to finish the case in less then 6months time else strict actions should be taken against the Judge and Advocates.
How many women forget Indian men,are aware of these rules:
Provisions of the Indian Penal Code:
In cases where the accused sexually harasses or insults the modesty of a woman by way of either- obscene acts or songs or-by means of words, gesture, or acts intended to insult the modesty of a woman, he shall be punished under Sections.294 and 509 respectively.
Under Sec.294 the obscene act or song must cause annoyance.
Though annoyance is an important ingredient of this offence, it being associated with the mental condition, has often to be inferred from proved facts. However, another important ingredient of this offence is that the obscene acts or songs must be committed or sung in or near any public place.
Section.509 of IPC, comes into effect when there is an intention to insult the modesty of any woman by the offender by uttering any word, making any sound or gesture or by exhibiting any object, with the intention that such word or such sound be heard, or that such gesture or object be seen by such a woman,or by intruding upon the privacy of such a woman.
Forget the Citizen, how many policemen are aware of the above rules and how many implement them?
We thank the writer of the article Rape Laws as this article is supported by the one.
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