Shahbad Dairy murder: 'Death sentence in six months' demands DCW chief Swati Maliwal
Prime accused who stabbed a sixteen-year-old publicly near Delhi's Shahbad Dairy should be given death sentence in next six months, demanded Chief of Delhi Commission for Women, Swati Maliwal, after meeting victim's family members
A day after a teenager was stabbed to death in public, DCW chief Swati Maliwal met with her family members and demanded a death sentence for the murderer in the next six months on Monday.
The incident came into the limelight when Swati Maliwal shared the CCTV footage of the attack on Twitter on Monday. After meeting with the victim's family, Swati Maliwal told the media persons that her parents are “in a very miserable condition right now."
In addition to this, she supported the family members and kept forward their demand for the death sentence of the accused within the next six months.
"They have only one demand that the accused should be given a death sentence within the next six months. We also have the same demand and we will fight for her (the victim's) justice," said DCW chief Swati Maliwal after meeting with Delhi's Shahbad Dairy murder case victim's family on Tuesday.
The family members of the deceased girl are very poor, her mother is unable to eat and is feeling unconscious since morning, Swati Maliwal told the reporters. She lamented the fact that not even a single person passing across the road interrupted at the time of the murder.
She demanded speedy action of the central government and courts so that the murderer of the teenage girl can be awarded an exemplary punishment for his deed.
‘Criminals are roaming fearlessly in Delhi’
Drawing attention to rising crimes against women in Delhi, Swati Maliwal said that people nowadays are not scared of anyone and think that they can do anything in public. She said that criminals are confident that the system can't harm them. Later, Swati Maliwal reiterated her demand of stringent punishment for the criminal in the Delhi Shahbad Dairy murder case.
On being asked about the communal angle given by the politicians to the issue, Swati Maliwal said that ‘Blood has no colour’ and recalled all the heinous criminal incidents against women that happened in the past. She requested political parties to stop their politics and take the issue seriously.
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