Tuesday, July 9, 2013

INDIA - Woman admits her rape charge false as boyfriend turns husband

Original Article

Diigo Post Excerpt:
A 21-year-old woman, who had last month lodged a police complaint of rape against a father-son duo from Kalyan, has now retracted her allegations. The woman from Uttar Pradesh, Yasmeen Baig, has approached the Bombay high court and the police, claiming that she had lodged a false complaint against Shafique Shaikh and his 20-year-old son Aatesham alias Sonu. Yasmeen and Aatesham got married last week. On June 16, Yasmeen had accused Shafique and Aatesham – now her father-in-law and husband respectively – of having raped her over a period of time. Aatesham and Yasmeen were in love and wanted to get married. However, when his father learnt about this, he refused to grant consent to their marriage. This, said Yasmeen, had spurred her to lodge a police complaint against Shafique and Aatesham.


5 comments :

Mark said...

I say this report is skewed and baloney! Where I reside in New York state, people cannot stay off of the registry to pry and gawk, and then I see these men on that list and the people who see them treat them like cow dung. Come on Beth, smarten up. Maybe you lead a very sheltered life. From my perspective, once you are exposed around the vicinity, up comes the face making, sneers, finger pointing, and yes, they lean over to the next person and the "whisper" campaign begins, and the pointers mental illness takes full throttle.This I say from personal first hand knowledge and observation

deathklok said...

Maybe they'll have to resort to public service announcements during American Idol and Dancing with the stars commercial breaks displaying the faces of registrants to heighten the public anxiety. Or maybe the tried and true method of milk cartons.

oncefallendotcom said...

I could have sworn I saw a similar report not too long ago the curiosity is the top reason people look at the registry, but now I can't find the study.

Michael said...

The most ridiculous statement is at the end: "what residents can do to protect themselves if a sex offender is living in their neighborhood." As if the presence or absence of a sex offense registrant living in the neighborhood makes any difference. Since 95% of new sex offenses are committed by people not on the registry, and the occurrence of sex offenses has no correlation with how near the offenders live to their victims, this statement shows how stupid the promoters of the registry are. People should take rational actions to protect themselves and their children whether or not registrants live in their neighborhood.

NJ45143112 said...

I had this same discussion with my "therapist" last night in the probation-mandated (and directed) "treatment" group I'm forced to attend each week...
In short, there is no logical reason for the consequences imposed on SOs (either before, during or after incarceration -- an event, in itself, that is way beyond the pal for something as simple as possessing digital images)...
As with any industry, you can't promote your product unless somebody is willing to buy it. Unless you can promote the idea that a certain (albeit small) segment of society is a danger to the rest, you can't sell the idea that more has to be done to contain that threat...
We're going down a very dark road as a country these days and the end of that road may well be the destruction of all that we just tried to celebrate last week...
Strangely, this may also be our salvation...
Time will tell...