It is not the first time we get to read about the heinous crime of rape and also not the first where the victims are little girls. But I am absolutely nauseated to read about the 15 February rape of a 12-year old girl by a Railway Protection Force constable and 6-7 other accomplices at the slum cluster near the
A majority of personnel working in the various police forces in
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I pray that the mother, father and siblings of that 12-year old little girl, who was killed after being raped, get justice. Such a crime is the rarest of rare and if the police authorities of the state of Uttar Pradesh and in the entire country as a whole have any shame then they should leave no stone unturned to provide justice to the tragically-devastated family of that little girl. To begin with they should release to the media the entire details of the culprits; right now the media reports don't even give the full name of the RPF constable.
We see such crimes happening in a scattered manner across the country with ominous frequency. We have also seen worse -- organised sexual violence against women of minorities in
Here is one of the newsreport on the shocking incident:
Kanpur rape: 4 suspects held
17 Feb 2008, 0136 hrs IST,Faiz Rahman Siddiqui, TNN
The post-mortem confirmed that the girl was raped and later killed. The police have handed over the body to her mother, a daily-wage labourer.
Kanpur SSP Anand Swaroop said four suspects, identified as RPF constable Vinay, contractor Amar Singh, Santosh Kesharwani alias Lambu and Pappu alias DV, have been taken into custody.
The girl's mother claimed the constable, Vinay, had recently arrested Rajesh, who used to work as a vendor at the Kanpur Central Railway Station and sent him to jail on fake charges. Sarita, who belongs to Sasaram in