Was this 11-yr-old #girl beaten by a policeman, also burnt to death by him? Madhya Pradesh, #India

31 January, 2015, Madhya Pradesh

An 11-year-old Yasmeen on died, two days after the police say she set herself on fire. It is reported that  she was thrashed and threatened by a policeman Jaroliya  in Madhya Pradesh, for riding his bicycle without permission.  The police say she was scared and ashamed because Jaroliya had threatened to get her family jailed. The doctors at Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital tried hard to save Yasmeen, who had 100% burn injuries, but could not.

The police are waiting for the autopsy report before initiating criminal proceedings. Jaroliya and his family members were untraceable and their house was found to be locked, he said.

However even though this is the police’s version of the story, the girl’s family says it is murder. Rehana Bi, Yasmeen’s mother, however has alleged that it was Jaroliya who set her daughter on fire.


Four Day Old Infant Girl Thrown Out of Moving Car – via Times of #India on Mobile

12 October 2014, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

A 4 day old infant girl was thrown out of the window of a moving car. The baby survived but was critically injured and is in intensive care. The police are examining CCTV footage to identify the car.  This region has a very low child sex ratio for girls. More details in the link below.


Woman tied to tree and set ablaze for dowry – via Times of India on Mobile

25 August 2014

35-year-old Tabassum died after she was tied to a tree and set on fire by her husband and in-laws because they wanted more dowry. She had been married for 7 years and had two children. Demands for more and more dowry wealth continues for years after marriage, and women are often tortured and killed when they stop giving in to those demands.


#Gang #Raped for Property By Her Husband and 9 Other Men in #MadhyaPradesh

Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh | June 16, 2014
Because of a property dispute, a tribal woman was paraded naked, then gang raped by her husband and 9 other men from her tribal community, and later forced to drink urine. Her little son was forced to watch this torture and humiliation of his mother.

Pharmacy Student #Gang #Raped by Her Classmates and #Burnt to Death

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, May 12, 2014

A 23-year-old final year pharmacy student is believed to have been gang raped and set ablaze by three of her classmates at the GRY Institute of Pharmacy where they were all students. Agarwal succumbed to her injuries on Sunday morning, at a private hospital. She battled for her life for nearly 20 hours with 96 per cent burn.


New Born Baby Girl Buried Alive During Save The Girl Child Campaign

Burhanpur district, Madhya Pradesh, October 08, 2011

At a time when Madhya Pradesh government has been observing ‘Beti Bachao Abhiyan’ (The Campaign To Save The Girl Child)  since October 5 …in a shocking event, a newborn girl child was found buried alive under the ground in village Borhada of Burhanpur district on Thursday.  The Shikarpura police told the reporters that the baby girl has been recovered and is presently under medical observation.  Read the report here


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