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West Bengal: Sold thrice, raped many occasions, survivor eyes new life as school scholar

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KOLKATA: Overcoming the extreme trauma of being offered thrice and raped many occasions, a girl is now eyeing new life as a school scholar.

As a teen, she was offered by human traffickers in numerous states inside 4 months throughout which she was raped by a number of males and even forcibly married off to a person 30 years older than her, a CID officer of West Bengal informed PTI.

A POCSO court docket in North 24 Parganas district just lately sentenced 4 individuals to twenty years in jail and two others to 10 years in reference to the case of the lady who’s now 22 years outdated.

The CID officers arrested the six accused, together with a girl and the sufferer’s ‘boyfriend’ Rahul, from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand from the place she was lastly rescued.

“By God’s grace, we got back our daughter. Whatever happened has happened. We are happy that those responsible for her plight were punished,” stated her father who works in a sari store.

The household is now searching for a match for her, he stated.

Her ordeal began seven years in the past when she met a person on a social media platform, fell in love with him, and fled dwelling on the pretext of going to high school in quest of a brand new life.

On January 7, 2015, she met the person close to Science City in Kolkata and he took her to Babughat, over 10 kilometres away, to catch a bus to Bihar, the officer of the state CID’s Anti-Human Trafficking Unit stated.

Investigation revealed that Rahul left the 15-year-old woman contained in the bus promising her to return quickly however he by no means did.

It was later discovered that he had offered her to a different trafficker for Rs 1.5 lakh.

A person, claiming to be Rahul’s good friend, took her from the bus to the Howrah station and travelled by practice to Bihar.

She was once more offered to a different man named Kamal who took the minor to a girl, Chitra, at Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh, the officer who led the group that rescued her stated.

Chitra, who’s the third individual to have bought her, forcibly “married” her off to her 45-year-old brother who left her with the Bijnor lady after a month.

Then Chitra’s son began raping the woman.

“It was at this time that the victim got a chance to telephone her mother using Chitra’s mobile and inform her about her location,” the officer stated.

By that point, the police in West Bengal had discovered that the sufferer’s personal cell was final traced in Bihar and from then on, it was stored switched off.

The “boyfriend” was additionally arrested in Bihar.

Chitra obtained scared and requested Kamal to take the minor away.

Kamal and his aide Bhisham then introduced her to Kashipur in Uttarakhand, the CID officer stated.

When the duo got here to know that Chitra and her son Luv have been arrested, they obtained enraged, raped the sufferer many occasions and fled leaving her at Kashipur Junction railway station.

The CID officer remembered how he and his group discovered the traumatised woman at one nook of the railway station.

They rescued her and introduced her again to West Bengal.

“She was unable to speak because of trauma and remained silent for more than a month. We had to take her to a psychologist and after several sessions of counselling, she broke down and divulged details of her suffering,” he stated.

It is heartening to see that the woman, who was staying at a authorities dwelling since her rescue in May 2015, began finding out and is now eligible for school schooling, the officer stated.

He, nevertheless, lamented that the drive couldn’t hint the person who introduced the woman from the bus and offered her to Kamal.

A POCSO court docket at Barasat in North 24 Parganas district convicted the six.

It despatched Chitra and “boyfriend” Rahul to 10 years in jail and the remaining 4 – Kamal, Chitra’s brother, Luv and Bhisham – to twenty years of rigorous imprisonment on July 28.

Additional Public Prosecutor of Barasat court docket, Shyamal Dutta, stated he’s very glad that the woman obtained justice.

“It was a long and hard battle. But I believe that justice is delayed by two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Dutta stated.

KOLKATA: Overcoming the extreme trauma of being offered thrice and raped many occasions, a girl is now eyeing new life as a school scholar.

As a teen, she was offered by human traffickers in numerous states inside 4 months throughout which she was raped by a number of males and even forcibly married off to a person 30 years older than her, a CID officer of West Bengal informed PTI.

A POCSO court docket in North 24 Parganas district just lately sentenced 4 individuals to twenty years in jail and two others to 10 years in reference to the case of the lady who’s now 22 years outdated.

The CID officers arrested the six accused, together with a girl and the sufferer’s ‘boyfriend’ Rahul, from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand from the place she was lastly rescued.

“By God’s grace, we got back our daughter. Whatever happened has happened. We are happy that those responsible for her plight were punished,” stated her father who works in a sari store.

The household is now searching for a match for her, he stated.

Her ordeal began seven years in the past when she met a person on a social media platform, fell in love with him, and fled dwelling on the pretext of going to high school in quest of a brand new life.

On January 7, 2015, she met the person close to Science City in Kolkata and he took her to Babughat, over 10 kilometres away, to catch a bus to Bihar, the officer of the state CID’s Anti-Human Trafficking Unit stated.

Investigation revealed that Rahul left the 15-year-old woman contained in the bus promising her to return quickly however he by no means did.

It was later discovered that he had offered her to a different trafficker for Rs 1.5 lakh.

A person, claiming to be Rahul’s good friend, took her from the bus to the Howrah station and travelled by practice to Bihar.

She was once more offered to a different man named Kamal who took the minor to a girl, Chitra, at Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh, the officer who led the group that rescued her stated.

Chitra, who’s the third individual to have bought her, forcibly “married” her off to her 45-year-old brother who left her with the Bijnor lady after a month.

Then Chitra’s son began raping the woman.

“It was at this time that the victim got a chance to telephone her mother using Chitra’s mobile and inform her about her location,” the officer stated.

By that point, the police in West Bengal had discovered that the sufferer’s personal cell was final traced in Bihar and from then on, it was stored switched off.

The “boyfriend” was additionally arrested in Bihar.

Chitra obtained scared and requested Kamal to take the minor away.

Kamal and his aide Bhisham then introduced her to Kashipur in Uttarakhand, the CID officer stated.

When the duo got here to know that Chitra and her son Luv have been arrested, they obtained enraged, raped the sufferer many occasions and fled leaving her at Kashipur Junction railway station.

The CID officer remembered how he and his group discovered the traumatised woman at one nook of the railway station.

They rescued her and introduced her again to West Bengal.

“She was unable to speak because of trauma and remained silent for more than a month. We had to take her to a psychologist and after several sessions of counselling, she broke down and divulged details of her suffering,” he stated.

It is heartening to see that the woman, who was staying at a authorities dwelling since her rescue in May 2015, began finding out and is now eligible for school schooling, the officer stated.

He, nevertheless, lamented that the drive couldn’t hint the person who introduced the woman from the bus and offered her to Kamal.

A POCSO court docket at Barasat in North 24 Parganas district convicted the six.

It despatched Chitra and “boyfriend” Rahul to 10 years in jail and the remaining 4 – Kamal, Chitra’s brother, Luv and Bhisham – to twenty years of rigorous imprisonment on July 28.

Additional Public Prosecutor of Barasat court docket, Shyamal Dutta, stated he’s very glad that the woman obtained justice.

“It was a long and hard battle. But I believe that justice is delayed by two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic,” Dutta stated.