Story 13: Trusted, neighborhood boys did gang-raped
Born as the first child of her father and mother in Panchapuri municipality, Janaki (name changed) was 13 years old. The financial condition of his house is weak. There is nothing in name of property except a small mud house. Father has gone to India to earn. Her mother is also suffering from heart disease. Only her mother, younger brother and she live in the house. Only her mother, younger brother and she live in the house. Currently, her mother’s doctor has said that an operation should be performed, but since the operation cannot be performed, the mother lies in bed and waits for death.
There is no running water in his house. Janaki spends mornings and evenings at home cooking, cleaning the house, taking care of her sick mother and going to school. She was studying in class 6, on Saturday 2080/6/4, she went to wash clothes with Friends in a river not far from home. By the time the clothes were washed, it was already evening. It was her neighbor friend’s brother’s birthday. Her friend asked her to go to celebrate the birthday, then she went with the friend’s house to celebrate the birthday. While returning home after celebrating the birthday, the three boys from the neighborhood who went to celebrate the birthday told us to go home together. When everyone was coming, on the way, 3 boys took turns forcing her. She cried for help, it was night time and there was no one to help her because it was a lonely place. As she was Raped by three people, she could not get up, so she went and sat with the friends who were sitting in a shed near the house in an unconscious state. After her mother told that her daughter was missing and that she would search with her, she brought her home with the help of relatives. When questioned about her condition, she said that it was Raped. Her sick mother went to the boy’s house and told her that injustice had been done to her minor daughter. When her mother asked her relatives for advice on what to do for her daughter’s justice, she advised her to go to Awaz Sanstha, after which she called the helpline and informed about the problem. The organization took all the information over the phone, coordinated with the district and local police, rescued the girl, kept her in a safe house, counseled her and filed a case for legal process. After the case was registered, the police arrested 3 boys (above 18 years). The organization assisted the girl child in legal counseling, health treatment and family counseling. After the organization supported the girl with a scholarship, she is currently studying at her uncle’s house. His case has been filed in the court, and the case is currently in process. Janaki thanks the organization for helping her a lot and says that she hopes to get justice.