"The helpline does not work simply as a call center but is also backed by a ground team. A month back a 16 year old girl was rescued by a girl who was forcefully being kept in a house in a posh area as a domestic worker."
A day after the state government asked her to postpone her visit to Manipur, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday landed in Imphal to interact with survivors of sexual assault while appealing the government to allow her to do that.
According to Maliwal, wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik had told her that they were being tortured and harassed by police officers.
In the notices issued to DCPs of all districts, Maliwal has sought information regarding the number of rooms in each police station and police chowki along with the number of CCTV installed.
The deceased joined the spa as a therapist on 4th September and on the first day of her job, she started vomiting after consuming some liquid in the spa. She was taken to a hospital where she was declared brought dead.
Maliwal has cited the cases of Bilkis Bano and Gurmeet Ram Raheem and has demanded that the rapists of Bilkis Bano, and Gurmeet Ram Raheem be sent back to jail.
She has been continuously working for the betterment of women for the past seven years. Maliwal, who was appointed as DCW chairperson by the AAP government, has been associated with the party since its India Against Corruption (IAC) phase.
According to the Commission, it has taken cognizance of the fact that Sajid Khan, who has been accused of sexual harassment and obscene behavior by over ten women, has been allowed to participate in a popular reality show – ‘Bigg Boss’ which is watched by millions of people in the country.