In Gumla, a young man established an illicit relationship with a minor girl for three years, luring her to marry and exploiting her. On the belief of her lover, she ran away from the house and went with him. During this, the accused youth kept moving him in cities like Haryana and Punjab. When the minor became one month pregnant, she was aborted by feeding some medicine in tea.
After this, he again started keeping her with him. He continued to have physical relations with her. When the victim became pregnant again, she again got an abortion. Whenever the victim spoke about marriage, the young man started assaulting her. A seven-month-old child in the womb was also harmed by the assault and killed. When the situation became serious, she reached the Sadar Hospital and got her an abortion. Even in Sadar Hospital, the doctors did not question the abortion of the minor. From the hospital she was taken back home and then she was assaulted. When the dispute escalated, he was kicked out of the house. After this exploitation and mental torture, the victim returned to her home. The family members also refused to adopt him. After this the victim reached the police station and lodged a complaint against the accused.
The minor victim, who reached the police station in the hope of justice, was again handed over to the same youth by the policemen. The assault and physical abuse of the victim continued. He was thrown out of the house once again. The minor wandered on the road for several days. Some people gave this information to a social organization. Social organization Mission Parivartan reached this victim and found that she was wandering hungry for many days, the social organization fed her and pleaded for justice for help. After which the Child Welfare Committee found that at present the age of the victim has been 18 years, two months, 18 days. Due to which he was sent to Sarita Kumari of One Stop Center. From where the victim has been sent to Nari Niketan.
When the daily questioned CWC member Dhananjay Mishra on this entire matter, he refused to comment on it and asked the female member Phulmani Ekka to question it. Fulmani Ekka too declined to comment on the matter but said that the victim’s statement has been recorded. Age documents were asked from him. On this, the victim told that the lover has burnt all her documents, certificates. The victim has given her birth as April 2004.
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