Abduction and Rape of a 14 year old Dalit Girl leading to loss of her life in Burari, North Delhi (Code: ND-ND-05, Date: 16-Dec-2015 )

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Case posted by NDMJ - DELHI
Case code ND-ND-05
Case year 16-Dec-2015
Type of atrocity Rape
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? Yes

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 16-Dec-2015
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: NORTH DISTT.(DP)
State: Delhi
Police station Burari
Complaint date 31-Dec-1969
FIR date 24-Dec-2015

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The deceased victim (14) d/o VijenderPaswas and Meena Devi was a r/o Ajit Nagar Burari. On 9.12.2015 the girl was alone in the house when Shivshankar (20) s/o Mahesh Sharma r/o AjitViahrBurari came into the house on some pretext and raped the girl. He threatened the girl of murder if she revealed about the rape to her family members. On 13.12..2015 the accused Shivshankar again tried to get into the house but was unsuccessful . however, on 16.12.2015 Shivshankar reached the girl’s school informed her of her father being met with an accident due to which he was in hospital. The girl was in a state of shock and cried, the accused shivshankar gave her a hankie and the girl was conscious. Next thing the girl found herself in a room, where she was kept till 21.12.2015 where she was again raped by the accused shivshankar. Later same day he left the girl near sharlimar palace Burari and she reached home. She told her parents of all the incidents and they confronted the accused and his family. A private gathering in the neighbourhood was called in which a few people suggested to get the minor girl married to the accused, accused family and a Pradhan of the area Bablu also suggested marriage. The accused Shivshankar fled to his village.


The victim family went to the police station to lodge a complaint which was done only on 24.12.2015 with the pressure from DCP civil lines to the SHO Burari. Earlier the police did not file the FIR and were trying to settle a compromise between the accused and victim family in terms of marriage and money being offered. The victim’s parents wanted a case to be filed. However, before the hearing the accused made the girl change her statement on account of which the accused Shivshankar was out on bail. The accused Shivshankar, his father Mahesh and uncle Surender threatened the victim’s family to take back the case or face consequences of abduction and rape again. Just before the hearing the girl was again picked up from home on 15 May, 2016 and was in their hostage till 27th May, 2016. On 27th May, the police called the victim’s parents to the police station Burari and found the girl in a bad condition along with the accused family. The girls’ parents were not allowed to meet her but they demanded a medical to be done. The girl was sent for medical and from the PS to NariNiketan on 27 May itself.  In NariNiketan her condition worsened and the parents were called they brought her home, the girl was vomiting blood. The parents took her to LNJP hospital where she was admitted and the tests confirmed intake of corrosive poison impacting the internal organs. The girl’s uncle informed the media and Punjab kesari published the news on which DCW came to know of the case and intervened. The girl was shifted to Max Hospital SharlimarBagh in July, 2016. During observation and treatment she went into coma, the magistrate came on 18th July to take her statement and was unable to take a statement as the girl was in coma. The girl died on 24 July 2016.

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