Whatever happened to Jyoti Singh Pandey has been a shame for us Indians, that incident have shaken the roots of our entire country. A gang rape rape followed by brutal murder. Not only the Indian media, but media from across the globe is here in our country to cover this case. The everyday delay in providing justice to the family of Jyoti Singh Pandey is shameful. Besides the promises of government to provide a speedy trial and quick justice seems to have failed.
By now you would have been knowing the whole story of 16th december, but still if you are looking for the details of the incident, here is the Complete Real Story of Jyoti Singh Pandey (also called as Damini by media, before her identity was disclosed by her father Badri Singh Pandey in media) in words of Awindra Pandey. You can find the real images of Jyoti Singh Pandey that have scattered across the internet.
Live Updates on Delhi Moving Bus Gang Rape & Murder CaseHere we are providing the details of the 16th December 2012, Jyoti Singh Pandey Rape Case, in terms of the actions taken by Indian Government, Politicians, Administration, Public and our Judiciary.
24th December 2012 - Prime Minister addressed the NationAfter a long delay itself, the Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh addressed the media, in concern to the Jyoti Singh Pandey rape case. Jyoti was alive at that time, and was hospitalized. There had been no satisfactoryl response from government till 8 days, but finally as the public was getting out of control, Pm appeared in media. PM says anger and anguish is justified. He promised that Government will “examine without delay all aspects concerning safety of women and children and punishment to those who commit these monstrous crimes”.
Helpline setup for womenA three number helpline number which is 181 has been setup for women, so that in situations of emergency they can dial it and the needed help can be provided. It has also been told that complaint boxes have been installed buy the police department outside colleges as safety measures.
22th December 2012 - Steps for safer travelThe required action was taken against the transporter whose bus was involved in the crime.
Improvements were made in the public transport system by increasing night services of buses.
The suggestion of intsalling GPS has been made so that they can be tracked to beon their route.
To be ensured that all personnel deployed on public transport must carry on their identification badges.
24th December.2012 - Home Minister appealed to the protectorsThe Home Minister of Indian too appeared on the same day through tv channels and newspapers appealing to the public for returning to their homes, as he claimed that firm actions have been taken by the government in the matter.
24th December 2012 - Fast Track HearingThe Union Home Minister of India and Chief Minister of Delhi Chief Justice, Delhi High Court on 24th for starting fast track hearing in the Jyoti Singh Pandey gang-rape case. Along with that victim to be given best possible medical care.
24th December 2012 - Committee of Three Eminent Jurists ConstitutedJustice Verma Committee was made that started functioning to look for possible amendments that could be made to the criminal law for the quicker trial and enhanced punishment for criminals, accused of committing sexual assault of extreme nature against women.
The committee have intimated to all, to send the responses for what they feel could be the possible punishments for the offence of rape and other crimesat at firstname.lastname@example.org or through fax at 011-23092675 on or beofore January 05, 2013.
A three eminent jurists committee was constituted by the Government to review the existing laws and suggest suitable changes. This Committee is headed by Shri Justice (Retd.) J.S.Verma, former Chief Justice of India, Smt. Justice (Retd.) Leila Seth, Former Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh and Shri Gopal Subramaniam, Former Solicitor General of India. The Committee was oredered to submit their report within 30 days.
Police came into actionA Delhi Court took action against erring policemen, as they couldn't even rightly tell the number of PCR vans that visited the spot during the incident. The patrolling by police vans/ motorcycles of the routes that are usually taken by families and women during night time has been started.
29th December 2012 - Jyoti Singh Pandey died in SingaporeMiss Jyoti Singh Pandey (Damini) died on December 29th in a specialist hospital in Singapore after 13 days of struggle. She was so much severely damaged that her intestine had to be removed in a surgery, but still she could not be saved. [ Read More..]
|Awindra Pandey appeared on TV|
4th January 2013 - Awindra Pandey appeared on TVThe friend of Jyoti Singh Pandey appeared on TV for the first time, and stated the actual story of the rape of Jyoti Singh Pandey. He told the incident live on Zee News TV Channel, that how the incident took place, and how the accused had planned the rape [ Read More..]
6th January - Badri Singh Pandey (father of Jyoti Singh Pandey) Appeared in MediaBadri Singh Pandey appeared in Media and gave the permission to use the real name of her daughter for reporting. He said that, "I am proud of her. Revealing her name will give courage to other women who have survived these attacks".
Asaram Bapu gave controversial statement Against Jyoti Singh PandeyThe religious and spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, gave a controversial statement in one of religious meeting against the Delhi Rape Case victim jyoti Singh Pandey, calling her equally responsible for her rape. He said Jyoti singh Pandey was over friendly with her rapists. Adding to this he said he the victim girl should have called her rapists Bhaiya and should have begged from them to leave her and .. [ Read More..]
14th January 2013 - Lawyers Appeared for Delhi Gang Rape AccusedThe Delhi Lawyers claim that their clients are innocent of the murder, rape and kidnapping charges they face. Advocate Ajay Prakash Singh from Delhi represents accused Vinay Sharma, a 20-year-old who is a gym assistant, and accused Akshay Kumar, a 28-year-old bus cleaner, whereas Advocate M.L.Sharma represents Mukesh Singh, 26, who is alleged to have drove the bus on the night of Dec.16 2012.
The defence lawyers demanded the translation of 1000 pages of challan presented by the police in court, stating that the accused are illiterate and cannot read English.
23rd January 2013 - Justice Verma Committee submitted recommendations for strict Anti-Rape Laws
11th March 2013 - Ram Singh Committed Suicide - Delhi Gang Rape Main Accused, Mangelal Singh (father) suspects it to be a MurderThe main accused of the Delhi Gang Rape (Jyoti Singh Pandey) Case, Ram Singh is said to have committed suicide this Monday morning that is 11th March, 2013. Ram Singh who was facing trial in a special court in Delhi was currently in Judicial Custody in the Tihar Jail. This suicide have raised questions on the security of the Tihar jail. My son couldn't have committed suicide with just one hand, he was murdered : Ram Singh's father. [Read More..]
13 September, 2013 - Delhi Gang Rape : Four accused (Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma and Pawan Gupta) sentenced to Death penalty by Fast Track CourtAfter a nine-month-long trial, all the four convicts in December 16 gangrape and murder case were awarded death penalty by Delhi fast track court on Friday 13th September, 2013. The fast-track court's decision to give death penalty to the four convicts in the Delhi gang-rape case was welcomed by the legal community. This case have changed the way of thinking of our society. Now the public have made their mind that the way of getting justice is not easy, and they need to fight for their rights. [Read More..]
More details on the Jyoti Singh Pandey Rape and Murder case will appear as they come.
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