Hyderabad: In yet one more case of police highhandedness, a Dalit man was allegedly overwhelmed up by Chandanagar sub-inspector Srinivas and coerced into withdrawing a grievance in opposition to a person who had stalked, harassed and threatened his 16-year-old daughter and torched their car.
The accused, Aravind Nani, 24, allegedly colluded with a ruling celebration corporator from Serilingampally, Ragam Nagender Yadav, and reportedly requested SI Srinivas to beat the person into withdrawing his grievance.
The person, a daily-wage labourer, had approached the Chandanagar police to complain that Nani, a resident of Papireddy Colony of Sangareddy, had for the previous 5 months been tormenting the woman, a Class X scholar by proferring love. It was additionally alleged that Nani threatened to rape the differently-abled sister of the minor, if she didn’t settle for his proposal.
The episode got here to mild when the minor’s dad and mom questioned her for being moody and upset over the previous few weeks. In line with his assertion within the FIR, a replica of which is within the possession of Deccan Chronicle, the person mentioned Nani had been stalking the woman since 5 months.
“He used to observe her to close by outlets, to her tuitions and provides her biscuits and candies and sometimes used to threaten her to simply accept his proposal or he would harm her household. About three months in the past, the sufferer, alongside along with her brother, knowledgeable Nani’s dad and mom about his behaviour and requested them to maintain him away. Nonetheless, he ambushed her whereas she was on her approach residence from her tuition courses and informed her that if she rejected him, he would burn her father’s bike,” mentioned the woman’s father in his grievance.
On June 2, her father’s bike was set on hearth, and the bike of a neighbour was additionally broken. It was later revealed that Nani had set the bike on hearth.
When the minor woman confronted him about this, he allegedly replied that he would burn her father and flashed a knife, mentioned would rape her youthful sister. “He additionally reduce himself on his hand with the knife and scared the minor woman along with his behaviour. He warned her that if she revealed this to anybody, he would add her morphed pictures and movies on social media,” added her father.
It was alleged that SI Srinivas colluded with an area TRS corporator and assaulted the daddy to take the grievance again. The SI additionally refused so as to add sections beneath the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act and harassed the household to guard Nani, who was reportedly let go from the police station with station bail.
On Wednesday, after the intervention of the Mahila Sangam, whose members gathered on the Chandanagar police station, Madhapur DCP Okay. Shilpavalli took up the difficulty and confirmed that she can be writing an inquiry report back to the Cyberabad police commissioner Stephen Raveendra.
When contacted, TRS corporator Nagender Yadav denied the allegation and mentioned that each the events had met him. “As I’m an area public consultant, Nani and the woman’s household approached me about 15 days in the past stating that he had burnt the bike of the woman’s father. I heard their variations and requested them to be good to one another. I’m nowhere concerned on this problem and anybody can inquire into the identical. Somebody is dragging my identify to malign me,” he mentioned.
When requested about additional investigation, Chandanagar inspector Okay. Kastro mentioned that the police had taken a grievance and positioned Nani beneath arrest on Wednesday.
“We now have now added Sections 11 and 12 of the POCSO Act, aside from Sections 435, 436, 354 and 509 of the IPC. An enquiry might be launched in opposition to the sub-inspector to verify the allegation leveled in opposition to him. We additionally need to confirm the caste of the sufferer. Nonetheless, we now have added in our remand report that she is from the Scheduled Castes and the sections beneath the SC/ST Act might be added submit verification,” he mentioned.