Press Esc to close
Wednesday 30 July 2014
News updated at 12:15 PM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Cops asked to probe child trafficking case again

New Delhi, Dec 28, 2012, PTI:

The city police have been directed by a court here to re-investigate a case of child trafficking in which a minor girl was allegedly raped after she was sold by her father.

The court’s directions came while dealing with a case of child trafficking in which a 14-year-old girl, a resident of West Bengal, was sold by her father for Rs 5,000 to a woman Munni who had brought her to Delhi.

It asked police to also investigate the role of Munni who had allegedly left the girl in accused Raju Yadav’s house where she was raped this year.


“ACP Sweta Chauhan, who is present in the court, submits that further investigation would be necessary on the aspect of trafficking of child,” the court said.

“Further, the role of girl’s natural father and Munni, who had brought the child to Delhi, is also required to be investigated. A formal request in this regard is also made by the SHO and it is permitted,” additional sessions judge Kamini Lau said.

During the proceedings, the girl told the court that she was living in West Bengal with her mother and two siblings at her maternal grandmother’s house as her father had left them and had re-married.

She also said her father had taken her to the house of his second wife and the couple had then sold her to Munni.

The court asked police to trace victim’s mother and sent the girl to ‘Nirmal Chhaya’, a home for women, with a direction to its superintendent not to allow anyone to meet her.

The judge also directed the deputy commissioner of police (north Delhi) to take appropriate action against the investigating officer (IO) of the case, sub inspector Upkar Kaur, for her conduct and lapses which led to “total loss of evidence”.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Sushil Kumar of India, right, wrestles with Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a FS 74kg gold ...

Sushil Kumar of India, right, wrestles with Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a FS 74kg gold ...

Nigeria's Melvin Bibo (L) competes with India's Sushil Kumar (R) at the Men's Freestyle...

Nigeria's Melvin Bibo (L) competes with India's Sushil Kumar (R) at the Men's Freestyle...

India's wrestling medalists Sushil Kumar, left with gold, Vinesh, second left with gold...

India's wrestling medalists Sushil Kumar, left with gold, Vinesh, second left with gold...

Gold medal winner Steven Kukuna Kari of Papua New Guinea, centre, attempts to lift silver...

Gold medal winner Steven Kukuna Kari of Papua New Guinea, centre, attempts to lift silver...

Chandrakant Dadu Mali of India lifts188kg to win bronze in the Men's 94kg weightlifting ...

Chandrakant Dadu Mali of India lifts188kg to win bronze in the Men's 94kg weightlifting ...

Amit Kumar of India runs a lap of honour to celebrate winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson...

Amit Kumar of India runs a lap of honour to celebrate winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal match...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal match...

People enjoy at Marina Beach in Chennai...

People enjoy at Marina Beach in Chennai...

India's Kohli rolls on the ground after avoiding a ball bowled by England's Woakes..

India's Kohli rolls on the ground after avoiding a ball bowled by England's Woakes..

Smoke from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City...

Smoke from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523