India records 106 rapes a day and four out of every ten victims were minors.
Another shocking fact that the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)‘s “Crime in India 2018” report reveals is that in 94.6 percent cases, the perpetrators were none other than the victim’s relatives including brothers, fathers, grandfathers, sons or acquaintances.
Among these 38,947 cases, in 36,859 matters, accused are related to the victims, it said.
But Ujjain has probably seen the fastest trial in a rape case, a juvenile was charge sheeted and Sentenced to two years at a special home — all in the span of the work day on Monday.
The survivor’s parents had left her with a 14-yearold neighborhood by to play on Independence Day and went out to work, but he took advantage of her, Ghatia police station In-charge N S Kanesh told TOI. After the rape, he fled the village but was arrested on the night of August 16 from a relative’s house in Choumahala, said SP Sachin Atulkar.
Police completed the investigation in four days and placed the chargesheet before judge Trupti Pandey on Monday, who delivered the verdict within hours. The teen will spend two Years in a Seoni juvenile home.
On August 8, a court in MP’s Datia had sentenced a child rapist to be “jailed till death” in a trial lasting just three days.