Calcutta HC seeks Suggestions from Constabulary in Reference to the Rape of Minors

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Shivani thakur

Published on: April 5 at 06:59 IST

A Bench of Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastasva and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj hearing a Public Interest Ligation (PIL) filed by the practicing High Court Advocates to bring a light on two minor girls’ rape.

The Calcutta High Court asked recommendations from the Officers who could be made responsible for the Investigation of the rape two minor girls in Sumitra Bhattacharyya Vs. State of west Bengal.

In one Petition, the Issue of gang rape of 11-year-old girl at Nehalpur village. After rape, a stick was Allegedly pierced into her genitals, leading to her intestine being ruptured.

In other Petition, the Issue raised that one of the neighbours tied the survivor’s hands and feet, raised a firearm and committed Sexual Assault on her within the Jurisdiction of English bazaar Police Station.

The Petition was Alleged that incident of Sexual Violence against women were increasing in the state and no Fair Investigation would take place.

On last hearing, Court had Direct Advocate General SN Mookherjee to submit a Report about the detail Investigation along with the Medical Report of the Victims.

As per report, five Officers’ team had been formed for supervise the Investigation. However, the Statement of the Victim under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure had not been Recorded.

The Court decision seeking a Medical Report of the Victim, the Advocate General assured the Court that the same would be place on Record within two days. The Court adjourned the matter to April 12.

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