DCW leader Swati Maliwal sat on a dharna at a sanatorium on Monday, claiming that she used to be avoided from assembly the minor woman allegedly raped by way of a Delhi govt reliable.
Premoday Khakha — a deputy director within the town govt’s girls and kid construction division — allegedly raped the woman a number of occasions between November 2020 and January 2021, a senior police officer had stated. His spouse allegedly gave the woman medication to terminate her being pregnant.
Khakha and his spouse have been arrested after wondering on Monday.
The Delhi Fee for Girls (DCW) chairperson alleged that the sanatorium government didn’t permit her to satisfy the survivor.
“The director of the sanatorium got here to satisfy the DCW leader and knowledgeable her that DCP (deputy commissioner of police) and ACP (assistant commissioner of police) of the Delhi Police are within the sanatorium and had requested them not to permit her to satisfy the sufferer,” the ladies’s panel stated in a commentary.
The fee additionally despatched a understand to the Delhi Police and town govt’s girls and kid construction and services and products departments, in the hunt for motion within the subject.
Ms Maliwal stated it used to be “stunning” that the Delhi police didn’t arrest the accused even 8 days after registration of FIR. “Even I used to be no longer allowed to satisfy the survivor on behest of the Delhi Police. I will be able to meet the survivor and supply all imaginable make stronger,” she stated.
The ladies’s panel has additionally requested the Delhi Police to supply a replica of the FIR together with the main points of arrests. It has additionally sought the main points of motion taken by way of town govt towards the officer.
The fee additional sought main points of court cases made towards the officer previously and motion taken in that connection.
The Delhi Police and town govt were directed to supply their experiences by way of Wednesday.
Responding to Nationwide Fee for Girls (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma’s commentary on X, previously referred to as Twitter, that the DCW’s “personal officer is been raping a lady since final two years”, Ms Maliwal stated prison motion can be taken towards it for “false accusations and defaming the fee”.
“Strongly object to the lies being unfold by way of the NCW chairperson and a few BJP politicians, mentioning that the accused is an worker of the DCW. The commentary is a faux propaganda. Prison motion can be taken towards spreading of such pretend information and defaming the fee,” Ms Maliwal stated.
Khakha has been positioned below suspension with rapid impact, consistent with an order issued by way of Leader Secretary Naresh Kumar. Delhi Leader Minister Arvind Kejriwal had previous within the day ordered the executive secretary to droop the officer.
In keeping with the order, all over the suspension duration, the officer isn’t authorized to go away the dep. headquarters with out acquiring prior permission.
Talking in regards to the incident, Delhi Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj stated that it’s “sudden as to why the reliable used to be no longer suspended”.
“The incident is a disgrace on humanity. It’s sudden as to why the reliable used to be no longer suspended. Lately, the executive minister needed to give an order for his suspension. Why hasn’t the Delhi Police arrested him but?” Mr Bhardwaj informed PTI previous within the day.
The woman used to be staying with the accused, a circle of relatives pal whom she calls ‘mama’, at his house after her father gave up the ghost in October 2020.
When the minor allegedly was pregnant, she knowledgeable the spouse of the accused who later requested her son to get drugs for being pregnant termination and gave the ones to the woman.
The woman returned house together with her mom in January 2021 when she got here to satisfy her. She had an nervousness assault in August and her mom admitted her to a sanatorium, the place the woman, now a scholar of Magnificence 12, narrated the entire incident all over the counselling consultation.
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