Today, the whole country and the entire world is celebrating women’s day. While there might be many posting inspiring messages to celebrate the women achievers, mother, daughter, sisters, and friends. In the midst of these messages, heartbreaking news of the sexual assault of a 6-year-old appeared that reveal the ugly reality of our society.
The shocking incident of sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl happened in the Warangal district of Telangana. As per the sources, the girl was allegedly raped by her two minor relatives. On Saturday evening, the minor survivor’s family filed the complaint, post which police booked the accused.
Based on the reports, the six-year-old survivor and the accused, aged 14 and 9 years, are relatives. The unfortunate incident happened on February 24 when the minor had gone to collect jujube fruits.
At that time, the two boys who accompanied her allegedly took her to a secluded place and sexually assaulted her.
As per TOI, the minor girl after the alleged sexual assault complained of pain in her private parts. It was then the family members took her to the doctor. The child narrated her ordeal of being sexually assaulted. On Saturday, the family members lodged a complaint with the police against the accused.
On Sunday, when the police sent the minor girl to a hospital for medical examination, the report confirmed the sexual assault on a 6-year-old.
Police registered a case against the minor suspects under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
“We will produce the two boys before the juvenile justice board,” the report quoted a senior police officer as saying.
In another incident, a 16-year-old boy allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl while she was on her way back home from school in the Hathgam police station area of Fatehpur district in Uttar Pradesh district.
According to the police, the girl, a student of Class 9, was returning home from school when the accused, who is a Class 10 student of the same school and lives near her house, forcibly took her to the nearby forest area and sexually assaulted her.
These heart-breaking pieces of news are just the reflection of ugly reality about how much we respect our women! In a country, where a 6-year-old is being sexually assaulted by her own relatives and girls being raped on their way to schools, celebrating women’s day feels like a sham!