Direction of NHRC in case 15472/24/69/2016-wc
The complainant Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi, General Secretary, Peoples’ Vigilance Committee on Human Rights, SA 4/2A, Daulatpur, Varanasi, has stated that a rape was committed on 15 years old girl by the accused persons on 09.11.2015 at about 12 night. The accused persons Sunil Kumar Tripathi and Rajat enticed the girl and kidnapped her. The police has registered the FIR. Later on the prosecutrix was recovered by the police and her statement u/s 164 CrPC has been recorded. Hence, on the basis of statement of the prosecutrix a case crime No. 1178/15 u/s 363/366 IPC and Sec. 7/8 POCSO Act was registered against Sunil Kumar Tripathi and others. But the police is not taking any action. Hence, the intervention of the Commission is sought by the complainant. The Commission took cognizance of the matter on 16.05.2016 and directed the concerned authorities calling for an action taken report within four weeks. Pursuant to the direction of the Commission, the SP, Sonebhadra, vide his communication dated 22.06.2016 has filed the enquiry report of CO, City Sonebhadra dated 20.06.2016. Perusal of the report of SP, Distt. Sonebhadra reveals that requite action has been taken by the police by registering the case and after investigation charge sheet has been submitted u/s 363 IPC against the accused persons. During investigation, the offences u/s 366 of the IPC and Sec.7/8 of the POCSO Act were not found true. The prosecutrix has been recovered and handed over to her father. The accused has been sent to jail. The charge sheet has been filed in the case. The Commission has considered the report. Since the matter is subjudice, no further intervention of the Commission is warranted and the case is closed.
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