Molested, Forced To Shave Head, Family Told To Host Feast For “Purification”

Molested, Forced To Shave Head, Family Told To Host Feast For 'Purification'

12-calendar year-outdated sexually assaulted, compelled to shave head in Chhattisgarh

New Delhi:  A 12-calendar year-outdated female in Chhattisgarh’s Kawardha district was sexually assaulted and then compelled to shave her head by villagers for “purification”. Her relatives was also ordered by the village head, as aspect of the so-named cleansing, to throw a feast finish with meat and beverages. The girl’s attacker was let off with a great. No a person stopped the village head from meting out the diktat. 

On January 21, the female and her mother have been working at a web site the place residences are becoming manufactured below a central plan. A person, Arjun Yadav, sexually assaulted the female and fled, explained senior law enforcement officer LU Singh.

The subsequent working day, villagers named a neighborhood meeting, the place the girl’s attacker was “generated”. He was declared guilty but authorized to go immediately after he compensated a great.

Later on, on February 4, the elders in the village named one more meeting the place the youngster was ordered to acquire a bathtub and shave her head. The relatives was told to organise a grand feast of meat and alcoholic beverages for all the members of the neighborhood. This, the village head explained, was for the “purification” of the female.  

The relatives is dwelling in fear and the female has not stepped out of her home. Police while say they will acquire strict action towards the molester.

The criminal offense and its surprising aftermath have been revealed immediately after a law enforcement group went to the village adhering to stories in the local media. The accused was lastly arrested but the villagers who ordered the female to shave her head are lacking, say the law enforcement.

The girl’s mothers and fathers are daily wage labourers, belonging to the Baiga neighborhood of Chhattisgarh. Area media stories advise the relatives does not have a property and has to shift all over for do the job.

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