Assamese migrant labourer gang raped : chennai High court says Bharathabhoomi’ now ‘a land of rapists’and High court calls for safety measures 2020

    Assamese migrant labourer gang raped
    Assamese migrant labourer gang raped

    Assamese migrant labourer gang raped

    It’s is observing that migrants coming to work are becoming victims of sexual assault, a division bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Inspector General of Police (Western Zone) to expedite investigation into the rape case of a migrant female labourer near Tirupur. Justices N Kirubakaran and P Velmurugan orally made the observation, whilst listening to a plea seeking better facilities to the migrant population.

    The 22-year-old woman from Assam, was allegedly gang raped on Monday, and 4 men in connection to the case were arrested the following day. The prime suspect, one among the arrested, befriended the victim, and requested her to come to Kallimedu village promising to get her a better job, the police had said, including that she was raped by six men and robbed, after she reached the spot.

    The high courts, however, have kept vigil. Yesterday, the Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow bench took suo motu cognisance of the brutal gang rape and killing of a Dalit woman in Hathras in UP. The same day, The Madras High court got here face to face with the gang rape of an Assamese migrant employee in Tiruppur district. The court observed: The holy land of ‘Bharathabhoomi’ is now “a land of rapists”.

    The court was pained adequate to make that statement. The bench determined that a rape occurs in India every 15 minutes, according to records attaining here.

    The case being heard was once about the plight of migrant labourers and advocate A.P. Suryaprakasam was arguing. That was when the legal professional cited the rape case earlier than the bench. Six people had raped the 22-year-old woman.

    Assamese migrant labourer gang raped
    Assamese migrant labourer gang raped

    The attorney prayed earlier than the courtroom to “provide shelter and care for the affected female and additionally to direct the Director General of Police to set up a special investigation team headed by way of Inspector General, Coimbatore.” The attorney additionally asked the bench for monetary assistance for the woman.”

    The court, at some stage in the previous hearing, had directed the Central government’s guidance to file a distinct file on the variety of labourers who had died on their way to native states. The bench added that migrants were not provided with acceptable wages for the amount of work they have been being made to do by their employers.

    The judge further said that the Centre must have approached all states to acquire these details, and wondered how should the union government make statements in the Parliament saying there used to be no statistics on the migrant exodus. The information however, sought greater time to file the report. Recording the submissions, the court adjourned the plea.

    Assamese migrant labourer gang raped
    Assamese migrant labourer gang raped

    Assamese migrant labourer gang raped