Bilkes Banu, the survivor of one of The statement stated that the most horrific cases of rape during the Gujarat riots in 2002 of The eleven rapists “shaken” her faith in justice. to her first The statement since his release two days ago, alluded to a feeling of Deep wound and betrayal. she has left Its “numb” and “abstract” of words,” she said.
“How can justice for Which woman ends like this is? I trusted highest Courts in our land. I trusted systemAnd I was learning slowly live with I was shocked… sorrow And my faltering faith is not for I’m alone but for every woman who he is struggling for justice in The woman said that fight for justice He went on for 18 years long.
short statement also I alluded to a shock in Gujarat government’s move To release prisoners without counsel with to her. “number one Inquire about my safety And luxury, before making such a big and unjust decision, she said.
there was also Request for Gujarat government. “Give me back my right live without fear and in Hello. Excuse me ensure this is my country family I was safe.”
safety was big interest for The woman has since been released from the rapists, her lawyer Shobha Gupta told NDTV. until men She was imprisoned, she spent years in Hiding, constantly turning home. After being released, she was so shocked that she didn’t even think about next stepsto think of safety or any legal step.
Bilkes Banu was 21 years old when she saw seven members of to her family killed. Among them, she was a daughter and who I was just Three years old. seven other relatives, who she says they were also Killed, declared “missing”. Then the pregnant woman in her fifth month was gang-raped.
a special central office of Court of Inquiry (CBI) in Mumbai on On January 21, 2008, 11 were sentenced to life imprisonment on shipment of gang rape and murder of seven members of Balqis Banos family During the Gujarat riots in 2002. The Bombay High Court later upheld their convictions.
Rapists walked free as the nation celebrated 75 years of independence on Monday and received with Sweets, hugs and garlands by groups linked to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.
Strong opposition parties hit out Prime Minister Narendra Modi over The move that came inside hours of praise him for “Nari Shakti” in His speech on Independence Day said this is “real face” of New India under BJP rule.
Gujarat government defend him decision For the release of 11 men, saying it is considered release plea According to the year 1992 policyas directed by the Supreme Court, because that was in effect in time of Contentment in 2008.
later policy (2014) of The state, the last hadith one By the center – both governments run From the BJP – Say the Convicts in These heinous crimes should They are not released. “But the 1992 policy of Gujarat Home Minister, Raj Kumar, citing a technical order, said its application here had no such exception.”