Inhuman Case of domestic violence
|Name of Victim||Mrs. Sandhya Bharat Kakade|
|Address||Nagoba Galli, Peth, Beed|
|Type of crime||Domestic violence|
|Date and place of the crime||Ambedkar Nagar,
Selu, Dist – Parbhani
|Police station||Police station 1 Peth Beed Police station,
Police Station 2 Selu, Dist- Parbhani
|Section||498A, 494,355,142,34 IPC|
Background of the case:
Sandhya is daughter of Gautam Diwan – a police constable who died in 1990. The only income source was father’s pension. Sandhya got married with Bharat Tulsiram Kakade At Post Ambedkar Nagar, Selu, Dist- Parbhani. Within a month of marriage her husband started demanding money, which she unable to provide. Husband and in-laws started abusing her. She narrated it to her relatives Uncle Tukaram Kamble, Shivaji Diwan and brother-in-law Adv. Siddharth Shinde. When her relatives tried to counsel her husband and in-laws, they became infuriated. After the relatives went back her husband beat her with iron rod.
Husband Bharat Kakade is also an alcoholic. Every day he used to drink and beat her. During second delivery in 2005, when she was at her mother’s home, her husband married to other women. It was shocking for her. A demand for money was continuous as usual. The situation became delicate when she was kept without food for number of days and also verbally, physically and psychologically abused.Though her Uncle Tukaram Kamble took loan of Rs. 20000/- from Mahatma Phule Corporation and handed it over to her husband, he never stopped abusing her.
On Tuesday 19/05/2009 her husband again demanded for money but she refused firmly. So beat her and cut her hair and locked her in the room. After 12 days on 30/05/2009 she rescued herself when husband forget to lock her. She came to mother’s home and narrated the incidence.
One of the relatives Adv. Siddharth Shinde immediately contacted Manisha Tokale and told the incidence. SPMM flying squad team member; Manisha Tokale, Ashok Tangade, Alka Taktode, Kailas Veer and Meena Lokhande went to meet victim Sandhya Kakade. Firstly they gave her emotional and psychological support. They listened the facts and incidence chronologically, from victim Sandhya Kakade herself and written a statement. Flying squad team member instantly went to Superintendent of Police (SP) office with victim Sandhya Kakade and told whole incidence to SP And SP gave order to Peth Beed police officer.
One of the Flying Squad members contacted media persons and asked to visit victim. The electronic and print media took up this issue looking at the gravity. Police also came into the action and arrested all the accused. Adv, Shinde – another Flying Squad member looked into legal intricacies. He helped victim to give proper statement.
The major issue was about enhancing confidence of the victim and makes herself reliant. In due process, victim decided to become police personnel. She along with Squad searched for training institute. One such Training Academy was found which provides training for police cadre selection and recruitment. Flying Squad members met the head of the institution and requested for not charging fees from the victim, which he readily agreed. Now she is learning in the institution and preparing herself for police recruitment exams. She joined SPMM and develops confidence. Now she is conducting meeting with women at village level. She is actively participating in gender sensitization trainings and programmes.
Child Marriage and Domestic Violence –
Inhuman Suffering of Ganga Kale
|Name of Victim||Mrs. Ganga Sanjay Kale|
|Socio economic condition||Poor|
Background of the Case :
Ganga was married off when she was just 13 year old child. She was married to Mr. Sanjay Kale. After the six month of her marriage when her husband went away out of station for some work, her brother-in-law demanded for physical relation. This 13 year old child could not withstand the situation and she directly narrated it to her husband. But instead of empathy, she was beaten by her husband. The situation became grave when in-laws also started harassing her.
Husband started accusing her characterless. Physical, psychological and sexual abuse becomes daily routine for the child. She kept on without food. She made to work in field relentlessly. Husband was pervert. Once he poured petrol on her and tried to set her on fire. But her husband didn’t find match box and she ran away from the home. Finally she came back to mother’s home.
Her mother who has recently become part of SPMM SHG narrated incidence to SPMM activist. The activist and victim went to Rural Police Stations launch the case. But rural police sent them to SP office. Again they were sent to Nayab Tahsildar who was Protection Officer under Domestic Violence Act. But Tehsildar tactfully avoided the visit for 10 days. He was refraining from his duties under the pretext of load of work. It was another kind of harassment done by an Officer. Victim and Activist used to sit outside the office whole day. Finally Tahsilday asked to inward the case under DV Act.
After constant counseling, victim is ready for further education. She has fill up form to appear in 10th Std. exam.