In a shocking incident, a 19-yr-old woman arrested for raping another woman in the first case under section 377. The victim allegedly accused that a woman raped her with a sex toy.
The survivor had alleged that she had tied artificial male genitalia on her through a belt and forcefully committed anal sex upon her. The survivor was taken to a flat in Delhi’s Dilshad Colony and then gang-raped by four people. Delhi Police arrested them for allegedly raping and blackmailing a girl.
The accused Shivani, 19-yr-old girl was produced before the Karkardooma Court, the police were granted a day for interrogation and thereafter Shivani was sent for custody in Tihar jail. She was arrested under Section 164 and charged under Section 377.
According to Delhi Police, till March 2018, around 28 cases under section 377 of the Indian Penal Code have been registered. From 2015 till March 2018, around 543 cases of sodomy have been registered at various police stations.
This incident was noticed in September last year. But she could not lodge a case as the police denied to file a case under Section 377. The police stated that woman could not commit the rape according to the IPC provision.
The survivor alleged that the woman raped her and sexually as well as physically assaulted her. She had come to New Delhi from the Northeast to find some work but quit her job to start her own clothing business. Her ordeal began in March 2018 and now cases have been registered against four people. Rahul, Rohit, Sagar and the woman, who allegedly kidnap the survivor and the woman raped her with a sex toy. All of them have been lodged in Tihar jail.
The survivor said, “The woman was deriving pleasure from that thing, it’s not that someone forced her to do this. I want punishment for all of them.”
The charge sheet, in this case, was filed in December. While the cross-examination had taken place on January 18. Still, the case is on the stage of examination of shreds of evidence.