TNN | Jun 15, 2014, 08.50 AM IST
Even as the focus on rapes and murders are on Uttar Pradesh, government and administration in MP too appear unable to prevent such incidents.
In the first incident, an 11-year-old girl was gang-raped by three minors at Fulwari village in Sidhi district on June 12. Survivour informed her parents on Friday and subsequently a complaint was filed. All three accused aged between 11 and 14 have been arrested and sent to juvenile home.
Police officials told TOI, survivour was grazing cattle when accused trio apprehended her. They took her to a desolate spot and took turns to rape her and fled. Following the complaint, medical tests of the girl were conducted and accused were arrested, police said.
The second incident is about a 9-year-old girl being raped by a 32-year-old man at Kamath village in Betul district on Saturday. The accused was caught by locals who later handed him over to police. Accused Bhojraj, 32, a resident of Patel ward of Multai town raped the minor while she was alone at home.
“Bhojraj, a carpenter was looking for job in survivour’s neighbourhood and finding the girl alone at home her mother left for some work, accused took advantage of the situation and raped the minor,” Betul SP Sudhir V Laad told TOI.
On her return, survivour’s mother found the accused in a compromising position and raised an alarm. “Hearing her screams, locals rushed to the spot and caught Bhojraj. He was then handed over to police,” said Laad. Accused has been booked under Section 376 (rape) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and relevant Sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, said Laad.
In the third incident a 21-year-old woman had complained that she has been sexually exploited by her father since 2006 in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. A case was filed on Saturday by the survivour who was accompanied by her aunt at Amjhera police station of Dhar in the evening.
Amjhera police station in charge Anita Derwal told TOI, complainant has alleged that her father was raping her since 2006. She became pregnant in April 2014 and her father got her pregnancy medically terminated. “We’ve registered a case under Sections 376 (rape), 313 (causing miscarriage without consent) and 315 (act done to prevent child being born alive) of IPC. A search has been launched to nab the girl’s rape 55-year-old father, who is on the run,” Derwal added.
The complainant alleged that her mother died in 2000, while grandmother passed away in 2003, leaving her and two younger brothers to be looked after by their father, a mason. Since 2006, he started raping her and threatened to kill her if she made the matter public.
Meanwhile, a 24-year-old woman was sexually exploited by her computer teacher in Kolaras town of Shivpuri district for more than a year. The survivor had joined computer coaching classes in 2011. Accused Bhupendra Tomar, 35, uploaded objectionable pictures of the woman on social networking sites after she refused to visit his institute after she got married.
Tomar was charged under sections for rape, SC/ST Act (prevention of atrocities) and IT Act