Denied justice, Dalit woman strips in public
A women belonging to untouchable caste in north Indian state of Punjab had stripped in Public after failing to get any attetntion from local Police against youths who had allegdly raped her. She has been trying to get a case registered against youths for last 5 days.
So traumatized was a Dalit woman by the police's refusal to lodge a case of rape against her tormentors, that she had to strip naked in protest in the middle of the national highway here on Monday.
And as passers-by stared at her in stunned silence, she vented her anger on the cops. The woman said if this is what a woman must do for justice, it is shameful for the authorities.
The Joginder Singh Chowk on Ferozepur-Ludhiana highway, where this woman protested, is just a few yards from the police station, but it still took cops 20 minutes to reach the spot and arrest her - even as traffic policemen remained mute spectators.