Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Breaking impunity, one step of justice with compensation of 1250000 India rupees

NHRC intervened in case of police inaction and police harassment case against a dalit survivor

Case Details of File Number: 963/10/1/2014
Complainant Address: PVCHR, SA 4/2 A, DAULATPUR,
Place of Incident: BENGALURU

Action Taken:
The Complainant has alleged that the priest of Rudreshwara Swami Temple assaulted a dalit boy who had gone to the temple for prasadam. The boy was seriously injured. No FIR was registered by the police. It has been prayed to register the case under SC/ST (POA) Act, 1989 and appropriate action in the matter. The Commission having taken cognizance, issued notice to the Superintendent of Police , Bengaluru, to inquire into the matter and submit the report. Accordingly, a report has been submitted wherein it is stated that a case was registered and charge-sheet has already been submitted to the court for some of the offences under Indian Penal Code as well as the provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. A sum of Rs. 1,25,000/- has been paid to the victim representing 50% of the amount. The matter has been taken in the Camp Sitting at Bengaluru. Shri Ajay Hilori, DCP East, Bengaluru City Police was present here. He stated that in view of the action taken by the concerned official, nothing remains for adjudication. The Complainant was absent. Having regard to the fact that both the police and the Government of Karnataka had taken action for prosecution as well as payment of monetary relief, nothing survives for further consideration. Hence the case is closed.

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