Rajasthan: Woman raped, harassed, tattooed 'Mera Baap Chor' on the forehead

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Jaipur, June 28: It was a traumatising life for the 28-year old Dalit woman when she was repeatedly raped by her husband's nephews, hit, tortured for dowry by her in-laws. The latter also etched "mera baap chor hai" on her forehead and other abuses on her leg.

Belonging to the Langariavas village in Jaipur, the victim was married to 32 year old Jagannath. A court order was moved on "Istgasa", a complaint moved by the victim aainst six persons including her husband. The in-laws were booked for torture, rape and dowry and would soon be investigated.


Meanwhile, thorough medical check-up of the victim, it was established that her body has tattoo scars. The victim further alleged that her in-laws beat and harassed her for Rs 51,000 dowry.

Before going to the court, the woman had complained to the caste panchayat but to no use.

An FIR has been registered under sections of 498-A (Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act), 376 (punishment for rape) and 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust) of the IPC and an investigation in the case has been initiated.

Expressing her shock over the incident, women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi, today asked the National Commission for Women (NCW) to probe the matter.

"I am deeply shocked and pained over this incident. Have asked NCW to look into this matter immediately." she said.


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