A village Panchayat in Bijnor district has introduced 4 slaps and Rs one lakh wonderful as punishment to a 16-year-old boy, for allegedly sodomizing his eight-year-old cousin. The matter has been ‘settled’ and the relations of the sufferer haven’t filed a criticism with the police.
The sufferer, in the meantime, has been recuperating in a non-public hospital since Sunday night when the alleged assault happened.
In line with villagers, the boy lured the sufferer, a neighbour, to a area on the outskirts of his village and allegedly sexually assaulted him. The boy was rescued after some passers-by heard his cries and introduced him to the village. From there, the kid was taken to a non-public hospital in Noorpur city.
The villagers convened a Panchayat on Wednesday and within the presence of the accused, introduced a fast punishment — 4 tight slaps and Rs one lakh as compensation to the sufferer’s household.
When contacted, Station Home Officer (SHO) of Nahtaur, Jai Kumar, stated, “The matter pertains to the identical household. We had gone to the village however the sufferer’s household refused to file a criticism. We have no idea about Panchayat and its resolution. It’s not authorized.”
When contacted, a senior police officer assured motion within the case.