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A girl was allegedly gangraped by six men in front of his boyfriend in Karnataka’ Mysuru. The incident took place around 10 pm on Wednesday night. The couple has been admitted with grievous injuries at a local hospital. Initial reports suggest that the unidentified attackers cornered the couple and brutally thrashed the boy with stone. They bludgeoned his foot with a heavy stone and then attacked the girl. The men took turn to gangrape the girl. The Mysuru Police has formed three teams to nab the accused.
#Video | Girl gang-raped by 6 in front of boyfriend in Mysuru, couple admitted with grievous injuries. Initial reports suggest that the unidentified attackers cornered the couple and brutally thrashed the boy with stone.— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) May 9, 2019
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The Mysuru news comes at a time when the Alwar gangrape in distant Rajasthan has caused massive outrage. On April 26, the accused stopped the couple's motorcycle on Thanagaji-Alwar road and beat the husband. They stripped the couple and raped the woman in front of her husband. One of accused also shot a video. "The incident occurred on April 26. This all happened for nearly three hours.
The husband of the victim has revealed the shocking apathy of Rajasthan police post their traumatic experience. He claimed that they were in a state of shock due to the incident and decided to kept quit. But, when one of the accused called him and demanded money or else threatened to distribute the video on social media, they decided to file a police complaint.
The 2017 crime statistics also point out at grim status of women sefaty in India. A look at the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) shows crime against women has increased by more than 200 percent over the last two decades, with rape incidents listing the top in offence chart.
According to National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) data in 2001 143795 incidents — rape, kidnapping and abduction, dowry deaths, assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty, insult to modesty of women, cruelty by husband or relative, importation of girls from foreign countries, immoral traffic act, dowry prohibition act, indecent representation of woman and Sati — were registered. While, 327394 cases of crime against women have been registered in 2015.