Neighbourhood News Desk
On February 12, Swati Maliwal chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) today demanded immediate justice for rape victims and death penalty to their perpetrators. This was after visiting the parents of a seven-year-old girl whose body was found in a disturbing condition in Nihal Vihar on February 11.
A notice was issued by the commission asking why no action was taken by the police on the missing child’s complaint filed by the girl’s father to the Joint Commissioner of the Police. In order to discover the extent of the problem of missing children in the area, they also asked for the number of children missing from that area since January 2018, their age and how many have been recovered till later date.
They demanded that the Prime Minister to immediately impose the anti-rape law for giving death penalty to rapists of minor and ensure that police accountability in such cases is fixed. Along with also asking the Prime Minister to ensure that the required police resources are mobilized and fast-track courts are set up.