Mandsaur: 8-Yr-Old Brutally Gang-Raped, Citizens Come Together Asking For Swift Justice

The Logical Indian Crew Madhya Pradesh

July 2nd, 2018 / 6:07 PM


Image Credits: Jagran, GoNews/Twitter

An eight-year-old girl was brutally gang-raped allegedly by 20-year-old Irfan alias Bhaiyyu Mev and 24-year-old Asif on June 26 in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh. The child, after being raped, was abandoned in bushes in Lakshman Gate Locality. The accused also attempted to kill the victim by slitting her throat, however, she survived as the cuts were not too deep, reports The New Indian Express.

Both the accused have been nabbed by the police with help of the CCTV footage obtained. They have been booked under relevant sections of IPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Brutal gangrape and attempt to murder

The victim is a student of a school located in Hafiz colony and on that fateful day, her father was just half an hour late to pick her up from school. When he reached the school, the school staff said that she was taken away by an unidentified man. Reportedly, the family of the victim was dissuaded by the school authorities from filing a case. Victim’s uncle told The Indian Express, “The school did not want us to approach the police either to lodge a missing person’s complaint immediately, to ensure it does not get a bad name.”

Cops swung into action after the case was brought to their notice on the same day. SP Mandsaur said, “Multiple teams were formed and tasked with tracking the minor at the earliest. After the girl was found abandoned in bushes near Lakshman Gate on Wednesday afternoon, CCTV footage was retrieved from one of the locations between the school and the bushes where the girl was found abandoned. A distance of over 500 meters separated the two spots.”

The victim sustained severe injuries. Doctors of the hospital where the victim is being treated said that the girl, when bought was in critical condition. The Hindustan Times reported that the doctors also found an object, possibly a rod or a wooden stick inserted brutally enough to draw out her entrails. The doctors took two-three hours to operate on her.

People come together asking for justice

Manoj Kumar Singh, Superintendent of Police, Mandsaur, told Firstpost that as soon as the pictures of the accused were made public, the police received 1000 calls, which helped them nab the culprit at the earliest.

On June 28, thousands of protesters marched towards the police station where the accused was detained, demanding the death penalty. On June 29, a total bandh was observed in the neighbouring Neemuch district. Thousands of people took out a march and even submitted a letter to the district administrator asking for the accused to be hanged for the crime.

Protests were also carried out in neighbouring districts of Sitamau and Malhargarh.

Consolidation of Muslim groups, the Sampurna Muslim Samaj wrote a letter to Madhya Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel and the district collector of Mandsaur asking for strict action against the rapist. They also said that accused would not be allowed to be buried in Mandsaur or Neemuch upon their death.

Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh has condemned the incident and said that the rapists were a “burden on the earth” and that the government will leave no stone unturned to ensure that the accused are hanged.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi too condemned the brutal crime through a tweet.

Reportedly, a BJP legislator Sudarshan Gupta asked the kin of the victim to ‘thank’ MP Sudhir Gupta for visiting them. Gupta, later issued an apology.

Also Read:




Written by : Shraddha Goled

Edited by :

Related Stories

Mandsaur Firing Justice

Madhya Pradesh: Two Years After Mandsaur Firing, Families Of Victims Still Await Justice

Woman Patient Gang Rape

UP: 29-Yr-Old Woman Allegedly Gang Raped By Hospital Staff; FIR Registered

Bihar Rape Father Watch

Bihar: 19-Yr-Old Gang-Raped In Front Of Father; No Arrests After More Than 24 Hours

Bihar Rape Case

Bihar: 14-Yr-Old Gang Raped By Four, Video Allegedly Circulated On Social Media

Gangrape Bhopal

Bhopal: 19-Year-Old Student Gang-Raped For Three Hours, Cops Mocked At Her ‘Filmy Story’

Bilkis Bano

At 19, She Was Gang Raped & 14 Of Her Family Members Were Killed; Yesterday, She Got Justice

Latest on The Logical Indian


Assam: Additional Draft Exclusion List Of NRC Published, Over 1 Lakh Names Excluded


Citing Illegality, Andhra Pradesh Govt Demolished “Praja Vedika” Built By Former CM Chandrababu Naidu


Over 3 Crore Cases Were Pending In Court Till 2017, There Is Solution To It If The Govt Intends To Address It


Around 54 Thousand Mangroves Will Be Cut To Build The Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project


Govt To Levy Tax On Disability Pension Of Armed Force Personnel


Haryana Civil Services Mains Exam Postponed After Candidates Protest Demanding Cancellation Of Exam


Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.