Thursday, 21 January 2016

Farewell gift

"When being raped, she shouldn't fight back. She should just be silent and allow the rape". Then we have dropped her off after doing the rape and we have just only hit the boy", Mukesh Singh one of the convict rapist of NIRBHAYA was interviewed for the documentary, he also added " a girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy, a decent girl won't roam around at 9'o clock at night, roaming in discos and bars at night doing indecent things wearing indecent cloths is jot for girls".
Really..??
Recently judiciary has given the actual meaning of democracy i.e. to the people, by the people and for the people. People of India are so kindhearted it has been proved by the judiciary. Despite of all the efforts for three years government released the criminal. Court refuses to stop the release of the juvenile convict in the case. As according to our constitution under Juvenile Justice Act, a convict cannot be kept in an observation for more than three years. And on top of that he will get an aid of rs. 10,000 and a sewing machine to start a tailoring shop. May be BBC's documentary was not fruitful.
In a survey conducted by Hindustan Times asking whether the December 16 Juvenile deserves a second chance, 89% said he did not and less than 9% feel he did. To let that accused to walk free after three years of his detention seems to be a heartless decision of judiciary not only for NIRBHAYA but to all the women. Finally on 22 December New Juvenile Justice Bill 2015 was passed. The bill is founded on the recognition of the rights of the victims, which says that special provisions are need of the hour to tackle the rising no. Of heinous crimes committed by juvenile between the age of 16 and 18.
The key points of the bill was -
•The bill permits juvenile between the ages of 16-18 years to be tried as adults for heinous offences.
•Juvenile Justice Boards(JJB) & Child Welfare Committed (CWC) will be constituted.
•The CWC will determine institutional care for children in need of care & protection.
A 17 year old boy who got drunk with his friend on a moving bus then raped a girl with his five friends, inserted a rusted rod and then threw out a bleeding girl to die on the road is now free to take any bus that could take him anywhere. Was his crime really that less or we measure the magnitude of crime on the scale of age. If he can attempt rape at 17 then why punishment is Juvenile?
It is true that law cannot be changed for individuals. When the juvenile walk out free it would employ that we failed to ensure justice for Nirbhaya.
So let us ask ourselves a simple question Do the justice satisfy the collective action of the nation?

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