In a bid to save her abused mother, girl files fake molestation case against father
A school workshop on do’s and don’ts for a girl child when faced with molestation gave courage to a student to move the police against an abusive father and get justice from a court for herself, her sister and mother.
Unable to get a case registered due to police apathy to stop her father from abusing them, the 17-year-old lodged a false FIR of molestation against the father.
Despite this, the court lauded the girl’s courage to approach the police against her father and truthfully revealing the actual reason behind levelling the serious charge of molestation in the hope of getting some respite from the father who used to beat them up after getting drunk.
The court noted that the girl had admitted to lodging a false case as the police was not taking any action despite repeated complaints. It also noted that she had learnt about the seriousness of the offence of molestation at a workshop in her school.
“A perusal of the deposition of the prosecutrix (girl) would reveal that though she admitted having written the complaint at the police station in the presence of her mother, she also deposed that she has lodged a false case of molestation after a workshop …read more