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Jilted girl gets Rs 11 lakh as compensation

Bangalore, Nov 29, 2012, DHNS: 0:42 IST
The High Court has directed the City Police and a man accused of ditching his girlfriend three years ago to pay her Rs 11 lakh as compensation.

Anand had promised to marry Kavitha (name changed) and she became pregnant by him. Shocked when she came to know that he was marrying another woman, Kavitha rushed to the wedding hall to stop the marriage, where she was beaten up by Anand’s relatives and friends.

When she sought to register with police a complaint of cheating against Anand but the enforcers of law refused to accept her plaint. She then approached the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) which directed the police to pay a sum of Rs two lakh as compensation to her.

However, the police moved the High Court challenging the award of compensation by the SHRC and obtained a stay. Meanwhile, her travails piled on. An MBA student, she was forced to abandon her studies due to media glare and had to face societal humiliation.
Indefatigable

But undaunted, Kavitha continued her struggle for justice. After two years, her ex-boyfriend, who is now married, and police offered her a compensation of Rs 11 lakh before the court.

The Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Vikramajit Sen and Justice B V Nagarathna directed that Anand pay Kavitha Rs seven lakh and the police pay her Rs four lakh.

The court suggested that the money be paid in two tranches -Rs six lakh as her expenditure and the remaining Rs five lakh be put in her fixed deposit bank account. Advising her not to squander away the money, the Bench suggested that she continue her studies.

But when the counsel said that she does not want to study at the same institute again and requested the Bench to warn Anand against spreading rumours about her, the Chief Justice gave a stern warning to Anand. “If we get to know you are opening your mouth, you will be behind the bars for not less than five years. You are the worst kind of specimen I have ever seen. You have spoiled the life of a girl.”
The Bench then quashed the petition filed by the police.

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