Pune Police: In Maharashtra’s Pune district, such a case of rape has come to the fore, which has shattered the boundaries of relationships. A girl from UP has accused her own family members of raping her. The girl has made this serious allegation not on any relative but on her father, uncle and grandfather. Pune Police has informed about this.
The police officer said, the girl had expressed her pain to the members of ‘Vishakha Committee’ formed against sexual exploitation in her college located in Pune. After this the whole matter came to the police. The father of the victim teenager has been arrested. The girl’s complaint has been registered at a police station in Pune. The police have registered a case in this matter under rape related laws and the POCSO Act.
The victim told the police in her complaint that between 2016 and 2018, her uncle raped her several times in UP. Not only this, during this his grandfather also tried to sexually exploit him. After coming to Pune, he wrote a letter to his father telling about the misdeeds of his uncle and grandfather, but instead of taking any action against them, the father himself did the same thing.
Case registered under POCSO Act
The victim told the police that her father raped her several times in the absence of her mother. In this case, action is being taken under the POCSO Act by arresting the accused father. Action is being taken against the other two accused.
Tell us that the research of the Data Evidence for Justice Reform (DE JURE) organization of the World Bank has revealed that in 3.7% of the cases registered under the POCSO Act, the victims and the accused are family members. On the other hand, according to the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) in 2021, in 96 percent of the cases registered under the POCSO Act, the accused was an acquaintance of the victim.
Important research of World Bank on POCSO Act
The report of the World Bank organization states that in the cases filed under the POCSO Act, 43.44% cases are acquitted and only 14.03% cases are convicted. The report revealed that in 18% of the cases the victim and the accused had a love affair prior to the physical relationship, while in 44% of the cases both the accused and the victim were complete strangers.