Minor Girl Raped and Murdered (Code: AP-SKLM-02, Date: 22-Aug-2017 )

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Case Title

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Case posted by Dalit Bahujan Shramik Union (DBSU - AP)
Case code AP-SKLM-02
Case year 22-Aug-2017
Type of atrocity Murder
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 22-Aug-2017
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: SRIKAKULAM
State: Andhra Pradesh
Police station Not recorded
Complaint date 22-Aug-2017
FIR date 28-Aug-2017

Case brief

Case summary

Agadala Parvathi (17 age) belonging to tribal community was studying Intermediate course II year in Tekkili Junior college. She hails from Peddalogidi village in Peddalogidi panchayat from Pathapatnam mandal of Srikakulam District of Andhra Pradesh. On 16-08-2017, she did not return home from college, the parents felt that should would have gone to relatives place. On 22-8-2017, Parvathi was found hanging to a mango tree with chunni in the agricultre field of Bypothu Krishnamurthy. A case was registered US/174 of Cr.Pc.(death by hanging) by the police in Pathapatnam PS, Srikakulam District of Andhra Pradesh. 

On 28-08-2017, the parents of Parvathi came to know that one Bandi Rajarao (20 years) beloging to BC community, had forced her to fall in love with him, and later continuously was sexually asulting the victim by taking her to different location. When Paravathi raised the question of marriage, he scholded her by her caste name and renounced that as she belongs to lower caste he will not marry her. on the fatefulday a qurell took place between them and Rajarao was shouting on her about her lower caste status that its better she dies and he will not marry her. One Chakali Chinnamma who saw the incident inforrmed the parents. The parents approached the police with a complaint against Bandi Rajarao and the narrating the sequence of events.  The police as per the copy of the compalint altered the sections in crime no. 58/2017 U/s - 306 IPC and U/s Sec 3(1)(r)(s), 2(v)(a) of SC/ST POA act 1989, amended in 2015 from Sec.174 of Cr.Pc.

Its been a month since the FIR has altered but no action has been taken against accused so far by the police.  The local traible leaders and organisations, women\'s groups have been agitating for the past 15 days as relay hunger strike asking for CBI investigation into the incident. They have approached the state SC/ST commission also. All the local political party leaders from CPI, YSRCP and other civll society organisations of Adivasis have supported these protest programmes by the victims parents and their villagers. 

On 01/10/2017 the victims along with village leaders approached Chittibabu seeking support and solidarity in accesing justice for Parvathi. 

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