No lessons learned after the barbaric crime on Nirbhaya in 2012
GN Bureau | April 13, 2018
The 15-page chargesheet by J&K Police’s crime branch is a chilling revelation of what all is wrong in our society. The eight-year-old girl who was kidnapped, drugged, brutally gang-raped and strangled to death is now being labelled as “the new Nirbhaya”. Instead of categorising her, a question which needs to be asked loudly is, ‘Why do we have another Nirbhaya?’ Was the atrocity and barbarity done to one daughter not enough to shake our conscience? Have we not learned any lessons?
The earlier version of this article named the the girl in Kathua. Now her identity has been witheld to protect her privacy.
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