Father forced daughter to give false statement of rape, innocent youth acquits after 8 years in SC-ST Act

Rae Bareli: In the case of the SC-ST Act and rape in the Rae Bareli district of Uttar Pradesh, the Pocso Act Court has declared an accused innocent after about 8 years. Rahul Singh, a resident of village Jeri in the district, was implicated by the Dalit family of the village in a serious case of rape and SC-ST Act due to mutual rivalry.

According to the FIR, in the year 2013, Rajkumar had given a complainant in which he accused Rahul Singh of forcibly picking up his daughter and raped her in the jungle when she went for toilet outside. According to the complainant, the local police had registered the case against the accused Rahul Singh in IPC 376, 3 (1) (10) SC-ST Act and 354 (b) & 7/8 Pocso Act.

There was a dispute about mutual rivalry and animals in the farm

The court, in its deliberation, found that there was a dispute between the two sides over the animals going into the farm. On which the victim’s father Rajkumar had a dispute with the accused Rahul. Due to the same controversy, Rajkumar made serious allegations against Rahul Singh. At the same time, the huge grant received from the government under the SC-ST Act was also an important reason.

Father had said to make a false statement, otherwise he would have expelled me from the house

In court trial, the victim confessed in her statement that the father had told her that “If I will not going to give the statement that he is saying then he will not allow me to stay in the house.” She has given the statement in fear of her father. The victim further said that “I had no clothes torn nor I was hurt.” My animals used to go to Rahul’s field. Father had a fight with Rahul on this matter. For this reason, the father had lodged a false FIR. ”

The court found that while writing the FIR, the victim’s age was 19 years, but in the FIR, her age was deliberately stated to be 16 years in order to make the punishment more severe. Due to which the Pocso Act does not apply in this case. In view of all the facts, the Special Judge acquitted Rahul Singh from the charges of Section 376, 511, 7/8 Pocso Act and 3 (1) (10) SC-ST Act under Crime No. 611/2013.

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Shubham Sharma works as an editor-in-chief at the Neo Politico.

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