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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

No action on MMS by National commission of women

Sukhjeevan SharmaINVC,


 In consequence of the furor over the Delhi Gang-Rape incident, forcing various authorities to take action on women-related crimes, even the National Commission for Women has finally taken cognizance of a case of Cyber Crime and Indecent Representation of Women of Panchkula.Pankaj Chandgothia, a Panchkula based Advocate had filed a complaint with the NCW in October, 2011 regarding inaction of the police in an incident which happened in Sector 4 on September 26, 2011, where some girls forcibly dis-robed another girl and made her indecent MMS and circulated it. Chandgothia filed the complaint on the basis of media reports. However, no action was taken by the NCW for a long time. Only today, Chandgothia received a call from the Sector 7 Police Post to give his statement in the case.Raj Singh, Deputy Secretary of the NCW, New Delhi has sent the complaint to the DCP Panchkula vide letter dated 29th November 2012, calling for a report on the action taken in the case cited as Cyber Crime/Violence and Indecent representation of Women. The DCP Office has registered the complaint under I'D No. 17319 as Complaint No. 2-NCW on 29th January, 2013. It has now been forwarded to the Incharge, Police Post Sector 7.Chandgothia has given his statement that, after media reports, the matter was registered in the Daily Diary Register by the then Sector 5 SHO on 5th October, 2011 and he does not know the action taken.While speaking to Daily Post, Chandgothia said that a case under the IT Act should have been proceeded with even if other offences were compromised. He said that inaction in such matters would encourage anti-social elements to commit more crimes against women



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