Woman, allegedly gangraped by two police constables, doctor, kills herself

On Thursday morning, the victim was found hanging in a room at her home when policemen arrived to deliver summons in the case.

By: Express News Service | Raipur | Updated: January 30, 2016 9:16 am
Chhattisgarh, Chhattisgarh rape, rape in Chhattisgarh, Chhattisgarh woman raped, Chhattisgarh news, India news Police officers said that in a suicide note left behind, the woman blamed the three accused for her death, and said she had little faith that she would receive justice.

A 21-year-old woman, who was allegedly gangraped over a period of six months by two police constables and a doctor, committed suicide at her home in Bhilai on Thursday. Her suicide note suggested she did not think she would get justice, police said.

A case had been filed in January 2015 against doctor Gautam Pandit and constables Saurabh Bhakta and Chadraprakash Pandey for allegedly gangraping the woman on multiple occasions. The police had, at the time, filed an FIR under sections of rape and arrested the two constables, while the doctor had surrendered. The three are currently in jail.

Police officers said that in a suicide note left behind, the woman blamed the three accused for her death, and said she had little faith that she would receive justice.

The incident first came to light in January 2015, six months after the woman was allegedly gangraped when she was admitted to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital in Supela. “The woman, a college student at the time, had gone for treatment for her face in June 2014. She was allegedly administered a drug and raped by the three accused over a period of days. They allegedly filmed the act and blackmailed her even after she left the hospital, gangraping her on several other occasions,” a senior police officer said.

On Thursday morning, the victim was found hanging in a room at her home when policemen arrived to deliver summons in the case. The next hearing was on February 2.

She was taken to a hospital, but was declared dead on arrival.

Police officers said that the suicide note raises questions on whether there was pressure on the woman to “withdraw the case”.

Officers said the woman’s relatives have in the past alleged that they were pressured to withdraw the case.

In the note, she expresses fear that the judicial system would not come to her aid, police officers said.
Inspector General of Police, Durg, Pradeep Gupta said, “The police found her in a distraught state in January 2015. A case was registered, charges framed and the accused arrested. The law was taking its course and the next hearing was on February 2.”

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    Aap
    Jan 30, 2016 at 2:49 am
    media will not conduct trial on this. No repeated headlines. Justice will fade away. Rightly said law is slipping towards rich and powerful. During last BJP tenure Advani recommended death penalty for rapists. Hope the holy cow allow Centre to focus on important issues.
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      sarjit singh
      Jan 29, 2016 at 11:28 pm
      In cases like this who determines "law taking it course". Law is mere a written direction by the legislatures. Course is determined by the functionaries who are supposed to execute and adjudicate it. Those are the police and the judiciary. The speed they both determine is reprehensible albeit nauseating.
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        Gag
        Jan 30, 2016 at 12:43 am
        We need drastic overhaul to our justice delivery system. At present it is dead for common people and totally in favour of powerful and rich people.
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          iftiindian
          Jan 30, 2016 at 7:07 am
          Chaddians are ruling Chhattisgarh for last 15 years and the state gone bad to worse during this period. One rupee/kg rice and cheaper wine are doing magic as a sedative for the potion and electorally for chaddian. There is no rule of law in the state. If anyone want to witness the jungle raj and ultimate reign of bribery and anarchy they should visit Chhattisgarh being ruled by a chaddian.
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            babu
            Jan 30, 2016 at 1:35 am
            Just like nepal hindus are jumping in chaddi
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              babu
              Jan 30, 2016 at 12:57 am
              Mugal King of Hindustan Jahangir is more famous for BELL OF JUSTICE ( INSAF KA GHNTA) he had big BELL with miles long rope installed in palace for these situations that is why Muslim ruled the country in peace fully for 800 yrs and in rss raj a civilian have to commit suicide just to file a police case a 10th grader ped selecting a VC for one of the best UNIVERSITY in the world
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                babu
                Jan 30, 2016 at 12:31 am
                Pandit will get life and 2 rss constable will be free of charges without police support all these rat sena have to run in to the
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                  madan gupta
                  Jan 30, 2016 at 3:12 am
                  डाक्टर और पुलिस वालों को फांसी दो.
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