Seven men in western India have been arrested after a 16 yrs old girl claims to be raped hundred times by hundreds of men.16 years old girl raped by hundreds of men in western India.
Rape cases in India has gone rampant and the police are on strict measures to eliminate this horrifying case which highlights the country’s sexual violence issues.
According to CNN reports, the homeless 16 years old girl made it known to the Indian’s child welfare committee (CWC) that she has been raped by 400 people in the Beed district of Maharashtra state on November 11th 2021.
According to what the CWC chairman A hay Vitthalrao Vanave said, two police men were named in the complaint.
In the chairman’s words: “the innocent girl was begging for money at a bus stop when she was allegedly forced into sex work by three men”
“While it will be difficult to identify the rapists, the girl was able to identify at least 25 alleged perpetrators” he added
According to Vanave, the girl had wanted to file a police complaint against the man she accused of beating her up, but the officers did not register it.
In a contact with CNN Monday, the Beed police never said anything about the girls allegations to them.
Monday, the force made it known in a statement that it had registered cases against eight males which includes one minor pertaining to rape and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences law, which has more severe sentences of longer jail time. They have also registered a case under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act.
The girl made it known to the police that she has been married off to a 33-years-old man at the age of 13. According to her, the man has been sexually abusing her.
She also said that she was sexually abused by her father, which prompted her to leave home and sleep at the bus stop.
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The Women’s rights activist in the person of Yogita Bhayana said this was “the most tragic (rape) case recorded in history.”
“This girl was tortured every single day,” she said, adding that police had failed to protect her. “We want strict action against all culprits.”
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