#corruptcops Chhatisgarh: NHRC says 16 women raped by police, sends notice to government | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-chhatisgarh-rape-of-women-by-c-garh-police-personnel-nhrc-sends-notice-2290278

The NHRC has found 16 women, prima facie, victims of rape, sexual and physical assault by the state police personnel in Chhattisgarh,” it said.

The Commission has issued the notice to the “government through its Chief Secretary, to show cause why it should not recommend interim monetary relief of Rs 37 lakh to them. “This includes, Rs 3 lakh each to eight victims of rape, Rs 2 lakh each to six victims of sexual assault and Rs 50,000 each to two victims of physical assault.” The NHRC has observed it is of the view that prima-facie, human rights of the victims have been “grossly violated” by the security personnel for which Chattisgarh government is “vicariously liable”.

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