A Madhya Pradesh top cop has made a shocking comment about girls making complaints about boys' conduct to the police. While speaking to the media about the complaints of the kidnapping of girls, he shifted the blame on girls saying that such cases happen owing to the "íncreasing freedom" that they have.
DGP VK Singh while speaking to the media about the crimes in the state said:
"A new trend has been seen in the form of 363. Girls are becoming more independent as they are going to schools and colleges, so in today's society, this is a reality. In these cases, the girls leave home but the reporting is of kidnapping," he said.
The comment comes days after the rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Madhya Pradesh' Bhopal. There have been at least 6,016 cases of kidnapping and abduction of children reported in 2016 as per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
The news of the DGP's statement also comes following a huge controversy where an MLA from BJP Akash Vijayvargiya abused and assaulted civic officials in Indore when they came to bring down an illegal structure. Akash, who is the son of well-known BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya. When the MLA began his tirade against the civic officials and hit them with a bat, the cops who were present there remained mute spectators for a long time.
A few weeks ago, the police in Madhya Pradesh's Morena beat up the family of a deceased person and dragged the corpse outside as the kin of the victim had requested for a post-mortem. The incident was captured in a video
In a major Jailbreak, four prisoners including two convicted for smuggling drugs and others facing trials in murder and rape cases escaped a high-security prison in Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh on June 2. State Director General (Prisons) Sanjay Choudhary had declared a bounty of Rs 50,000 on each of the four. Top district officials reached the prison to investigate the incident.