Rape murder case in Hyderabad: protesters at Jantar Mantar in Delhi demand swift action

NEW DELHI: Protests continued for the second consecutive day in Delhi on Tuesday for the rape and murder of a doctor in Hyderabad.

On Monday, members of civil society had gathered in Jantar Mantar in the capital and demanded justice for the victim of rape of Hyderabad. Using black bands, around 70 people led by Congress leader Amrita Dhawan took to the streets and carried banners that said we want justice and hang the rapists. On November 28, a veterinarian was brutally raped and killed in Hyderabad.

The DCW chief denied permission to organize a hunger strike

Today, the head of the Delhi Women's Commission, Swati Maliwal, wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that rapists be hanged within six months of their sentence. Emphasizing that the implementation of laws is important, she demanded that police resources increase and that her responsibility be set.

He also claimed that the Delhi police denied his permission to organize an indefinite hunger strike in Jantar Mantar against the recent rape incidents.

Protests nationwide

In recent days, there have been protests in various parts of the country over the rape and murder of the veterinarian.

There were no interruptions in the protests in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana with students, activists and lawyers who participated in demonstrations and made demonstrations demanding the death penalty for the four defendants arrested in the case. Protesters shouted slogans like We want justice and held up banners that said Hang the rapists.

Protests were also held at the University of the Presidency of Kolkata. A large number of students organized a protest in the streets against the rape and murder incident and demanded a stricter punishment for the accused.

Parliament explodes in outrage

On Monday, a united Parliament broke out indignantly over the incident. Parliamentarians demanded a rapid death penalty, public lynching and castration of prisoners for rape.

As the Center said it was ready to amend the laws to incorporate strict provisions and ensure prompt justice, Rajya Sabha President M. Venkaiah Naidu even suggested a rethink to allow those convicted of heinous crimes to enter into mercy appeals.

Crossing the lines of the party, parliamentarians in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha condemned the Hyderabad incident 'in one voice' and demanded strict laws that punish those guilty of crimes against women within a fixed period.

Responding to a discussion during the Zero Hour in the Lower House, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said he had no words to condemn the heinous crime.

Veterinarian raped and killed

On November 28, the doctor's burned body was found on the outskirts of Shadnagar, in the Ranga Reddy district of Telangana.

According to police, the victim went to the hospital and returned home Wednesday night. Again he left around 5.50 PM to visit another clinic and parked his two-wheeled vehicle near the Shamshabad toll plaza and took a shared taxi.

Her younger sister in her police report had said she received a call from her brother at 9.22 pm Wednesday, stating that she was still in the square when someone told her that her scooter had a flat tire and offered to help her. wheeler.

She also informed her sister that she was scared because there was a truck nearby and some people who had offered her help were near the vehicle, the author said.

The plaintiff said she called her sister again at 9.44 p.m., but the phone went out and they approached the police.

The body was found near a sewer on the Hyderabad-Bengaluru national road, which is about 25 km from the toll plaza where it was last seen.

(With agency contributions)