Friday, 1 December 2017

Father from Siliguri gets life term by court today for raping his daughter 8 years ago

Subhash Roy (Burman) from Siliguri sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his daughter 8 years ago by court today.
The girl is now 21 years old and incident took place on 14 Jan 2008. The girl used to stay with her father (rickshaw puller) and mom (house maid) in a rented flat at Surja Shekhar Colony in Hyderpara area of Siliguri. The father (Subhash) had committed the crime when mother was away on work.
The court has directed the State govt to pay the girl Rupees 3 lakh as compensation.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

17-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Gang-Raped By Father, Brother, Uncles For Eloping With Lover In UP

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by her father, brother and two uncles on Tuesday in Dhandheda village of Muzaffarnagar for eloping with her lover. The accused were arrested after the minor filed a complaint against them.
The girl's mother and sister-in-law, however, refused the allegation dubbing it baseless. 
The police filed the case under section 376 D(gang rape) of IPC and is investigating the matter.
According to a TOI report, the family first filed a complaint in August after which during the proceedings, the girl had declared that she had left with the man on her own, following which the court had let the man off. 
In October, she eloped again and a fresh case was filed. On November 2, the girl approached Allahabad High Court and said that she was gang-raped by her family members at a private nursing home here and was forced to miscarry the baby she was pregnant with. 
On November 18, the high court ordered police to file an FIR under serious sections of the IPC including gang rape. The FIR was filed on November 19, and the accused were arrested on Monday.
Manoj Chaudhary, station house officer, Sikhera police station said, "The girl's family had filed a case under IPC section 363 (kidnapping) first in July, in which the court had let off the boyfriend, Gayasuddin. But before the October case could be heard in court, the girl went to Allahabad High Court, which pronounced that an FIR should be filed against the family."
After the instructions of the high court, the accused family members of the girl, including her father Haakim, brother Saabir and two uncles Sameen and Aashu, have been booked and arrested under sections 376 D (gang rape), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506 (criminal intimidation), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 313 (causing miscarriage without woman's consent) of the IPC.
Meanwhile, the girl's mother said that the girl had made the allegations under the influence of Gayasuddin. "My husband and son are innocent. It is sad that the family's reputation is at risk and my daughter is unable to understand this due to Gayasuddin," said the girl's mother.

Govt to honour Dooars man from Banarhat who fought paralysis to help other disabled people

👉 In 2005, an accident paralyzed all the limbs of Sonar Basam

👉 He now runs a computer training institute for the disabled people

👉 The state government will honour him with the pride of the state government award


Basam Sonar has become a source of inspiration to the people of West Bengal's Jalpaiguri.

In 2005, an injury while competing in a high jump competition paralyzed all of Basam's limbs. Despite the limitation, he has managed to start a computer training centre to help other people with disabilities, helped people with limited abilities to get government certificates and facilities, and also rehabilitated many disabled people.

A resident of Lakshmipara tea garden of Banarhat, Sonar was employed as a marketing manager before the tragic accident. Post his injury, his life changed dramatically. The injury not only paralyzed him physically, but it left an indelible mark on his psyche as well. The excruciating pain drove him to the point of suicide.

A ray of hope emerged for Sonar when Alipurduar MLA Dasharath Tirke got him admitted to the SSKM hospital. After an eight-month-long treatment, he managed to move his hands. However, his legs failed to respond to the treatment.

Basam decided to move on. He started a lottery business and managed to save Rs 35,000 from it. By now, he had also started an organization which was working for rehabilitation of the disabled people. He donated Rs 30,000 to the organization.

A second stint with the lottery business proved double lucky for him and he managed to earn Rs 60,000 by buying lottery tickets.

He invested the money to buy three computers and started a computer training centre for the disabled people in the tea garden.

His efforts were noticed by the local administration and the news of his inspiring journey soon reached the government offices.
On December 3, the world will be celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Jalpaiguri District Magistrate Rachana Bhagat will honour Basam as the role model of state government at Calcutta University Auditorium.

The district administration has also helped Basam's cause by donating ten computers to his institute.

Reflecting on his recovery and the remarkable journey, MLA Tirke says, "It is a miracle. We could not expect he will be alive. But the main miracle is the work that he has done."

"I have seen two parts of life. I have learned to take challenges in the next part. I have to carry artificial rectum. Sometimes it pains. I feel honoured for this award. I shall be grateful if government help me for my further treatment," Basam said.
TOI