CSA in the News | 23rd April
1. Father rapes 13-year-old daughter in Indore
The victim’s mother complained to the police that she had gone to a factory for work on April 16 when her husband raped their minor daughter.
The victim, Neelu (name changed), along with her physically challenged younger brother, was at home when the victim’s father Shav Singh came drunk. Singh sent the boy outside the home on some pretext and then reportedly raped Neelu. He also threatened to kill her in case she divulged anything about the incident.
2.Tribal woman marries off minor for dowry in Malda
A calf, three saris and Rs 1,000 were enough to lure the parents of a minor to convince her for a marriage. The dole from the groom’s house came as a quick buck for the mother, a resident of village Khochakandor under Habibpur police station, who fooled the cops by saying that her 11-year-old daughter had turned 18 and was ready for marriage. When asked about the legal implications, the woman said she was aware of those. “I know my daughter is minor and can’t get married.
Her father is not bothered and we have to frequently visit other districts for works. My daughter was growing and she had to get married. And I found the proposal from neighbouring village Chunakandor hard to resist.
3. Teacher held for raping minor girl student in MP
Katni (MP), Apr 22 (PTI) A guest teacher of a government primary school at Badwara in Madhya Pradesh was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl student in the school premises, police said today. The accused, identified as Alok Tripathi, allegedly sexually assaulted the victim, belonging to the SC category, on March 28 and was arrested yesterday after the girl reported the matter to her parents who then approached the police. The victim kept the matter under wraps as Tripathi used to threaten her with dire consequences, police said