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NCW team meets Marine Drive rape victim

May 04, 2005 10:02 IST

A National Commission of Women team on Tuesday met the teenaged girl who was raped by a police constable at a Marine Drive police outpost in Mumbai on April 21.

The team, comprising two members of the NCW and two from a non-government organisation, met the victim in her parents' presence.

Both the victim and her parents demanded a severe punishment for the rapist, dismissed police constable Sunil More, NCW member Nafisa Hussain said.

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The team later met Police Commissioner A N Roy and discussed the incident as well as security of women in the metropolis, Hussain said.

Roy apprised the team of the charge sheet filed against More and his dismissal from the force, she said.

Roy also told the team that the Mumbai police is working out a plan to have at least one woman police officer in all or most of the police outposts in the city.

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Sub: NCW Team - Please visit the Bangalore Victim too........

It is really commendable on the part of the NCW team to visit the Marine Drive rape victim. Kudos to Ms Nafisa Hussian and her ...

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