Uttar Pradesh : Cop asks Gang-Rape victim to have Sex before registering FIR

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‘Tum pahley meri hasrat puri karo, tab mulzim pakday jayenge’ (First you fulfill my desire, I will then arrest the accused).” These were the words a 37 year old rape victim had to bear from SI Jai Prakash Singh of Rampur’s Ganj police when she approached the police to get justice.

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The cop asked her to have sex with him in order to get justice. This did not start here, when the woman first approached the police they did not even register an FIR. It was after a week when she got a court order that they registered the case and while the investigation the cop had asked her to first have sex with him before he takes action against the rapists.

The rapists were who raped her were roaming freely and the woman feared for her safety. This didn’t stop here and he threatened her he would file a closure report if she did not have sex with him first. When the woman turned him down, he filed the closure report. But although this woman did not lose her courage, she recorded the conversation she had with the officer and later approached the SP Vipin Tada of the area on June 21.

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The SP took note of this and started an enquiry against the investigating SI. Additional superintendent of police Sudha Singh made a statement that “Ganj station officer has been asked to investigate the matter against the SI and submit a report” ,TOI.

On the night of February 12, when the woman on her way back from relative’s home to Rampur city two men, one of whom she knew had offered her a lift back to her home. After reaching her home realising that she was alone they raped her at gun point. On February 21, two persons, identified as 55-year-old Ameer Ahmad and 45-year-old Sattar Ahmad, were booked under IPC’s sections 376 (D) (gangrape), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation).

She also recorded her statement before a magistrate. Later after the FIR was register, she had to bear the ordeal of the police officer asking for sex. She secretly recorded the conversations and submitted the CD to the SP. On which the action is now being taken up against the SI. On this SP Vipin Tada made a statement “Prima facie, the voice in the audio clip doesn’t match with that of the SI.

But will investigate her charges thoroughly”, TOI The insensitive police system in India needs reforms the government of UP needs to introduce sensitisation programmes. This is not an isolated instance, the cases of police atrocities in India and especially in UP are well documented in the past. Source: India times.

Update : The girl who file FIR against Police Officer has been arrested on planting false charges.

Source : Indiatimes

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