Aurangabad: 2 women stripped, tortured inside police station
Aurangabad, Jan 8: In a shocking incident of inhumane act and torture, two women were allegedly stripped and chilly power was rubbed on their private parts inside a police station in Aurangabad in Maharashtra.
According to reports, the horrific incident was reported from Kranti Chowk police station, where two young women were detained in connection with the death of a young man, known to them.
As per a report published in TOI, one of the woman, a 21-year-old engineering diploma holder narrated the ordeal saying that a woman police officer asked both of them to take off their clothes and then she rubbed chilly powder on their genitals. This happened when they were questioning both women.
Both the women were detained in police custody from Jan 4 to Jan 6 in connection with their male friend's death.
The women, in their statement said that on the New Year's eve, they, alongwith six other friends had gone to a hotel celebrate New Year and all six, except them had consumed alcohol.
Then, one of their friend started behaving violently, as he lost his consciousness. Around 1 am, the youth was dropped by them at Deogiri colony and both of them were dropped at their rented accommodation at Seven hills.
When the remaining friends reached Central Bus Stand, they found that overly drunk friend there. Then one of them, slapped him, after which he fell on the ground and was badly injured.
Then, he was taken to a hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
Following the assault by cops, the women approached the state human rights commission. The women also alleged that police asked for bribe to keep them out of the matter and forced them to give statements, according to their wish.
While calling the allegations very serious, Police commissioner Amitesh Kumar said that he has "ordered an inquiry into the matter and it should be completed in next couple of days. The statements would be soon recorded."
Meanwhile, a special investigation team has been formed to probe the serious matter.