Gang rape convict Brajesh Thakur sentenced to life imprisonment, Delhi courtroom order

by Jeremy Spirogis
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new Delhi. A Delhi courtroom sentenced Brajesh Thakur to life imprisonment on Tuesday (February 11) in a case of sexual exploitation and bodily harassment of a number of ladies in a shelter residence in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar. The Saket courtroom convicted 19 within the case. The convicts are being sentenced in flip within the courtroom. All the culprits shut and legal professionals are current within the courtroom.

The sentence being heard

Brajesh Thakur, Ravi Roshan, Vikas Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Vijay Tiwari, Guddu Patel, Krishna Ram, Ramanuj Thakur alias Mamu, Ramashankar Singh aka Master, Ashwini, Shaista Parveen aka Madhu, Indu Kumari, Meenu Devi, Manju Devi, Chanda Devi, Neha Kumari, Hema Christ, Kiran Kumari and Rosie Rani. <! –


Presently acquitted

Madhu's relative Vicky is acquitted of all fees, whereas Rosie Rani, the then assistant director of the district baby safety unit, was discovered responsible underneath Section 75 of the JJ Act and launched on bond. The feminine workers of the lady baby concerned within the conspiracy to rape the youngsters have been discovered responsible. For this, the legislation offers for punishment equal to rape underneath Section 120B.

The courtroom, in its 1,546-page judgment, failed to offer Thakur sections 120B (legal conspiracy), 324 (injuring with harmful weapons or means), 323 (deliberately injuring), abetment, part 21 of the Poxo Act (being a criminal offense). Stay) and in addition convicted underneath Section 75 (cruelty to youngsters) of Juvenile Justice Act.

This was the case

Other grotesque incidents, together with the rape of minor ladies, have been carried out within the lady baby residence run by Seva Sankalp and Vikas Samiti, a company of Brajesh Thakur. After the revelations within the report, a case was registered at Muzaffarpur Women's Police Station on 31 May 2018. Later, there was a storm within the political corridors concerning the lady baby scandal. From the meeting to the Lok Sabha, the leaders of opposition events had created a ruckus. The investigation was later handed over to the CBI.

As per the instructions of the Supreme Court, the trial on this case went on day by day and was accomplished inside six months. The courtroom had on March 30, 2019 framed fees in opposition to Thakur and different accused. The courtroom was prosecuted for different offenses together with rape, sexual harassment, intoxication of minors, legal intimidation.

Thakur and his shelter residence workers, in addition to officers of Bihar's social welfare division, have been charged with legal conspiracy, negligence in responsibility and failure to report harassment of ladies. These fees additionally included allegations of cruelty on youngsters whereas underneath the authority of authorities, which is punishable underneath the Juvenile Justice Act.

On the directive of the Supreme Court, the case was transferred from the native courtroom of Muzaffarpur in Bihar to the Poxo courtroom of Delhi's Saket district courtroom complicated on February 7, 2019. The case got here to mild after the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TIS) submitted a report back to the Bihar authorities on May 26, 2018. Tis submitted this report back to the Bihar Social Welfare Department in February that yr.

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