NCW takes note of Bihar woman thrashing incident

New Delhi: Taking note of the Bihar incident, where a woman was allegedly thrashed and stripped by a mob, the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday asked the state police to inform about the action taken in the matter.

The NCW has asked the Deputy General Police (DGP) of Bihar, Krishna Swaroop Dwivedi to apprise the commission of concrete action taken in the matter at the earliest.
On Monday, the woman was allegedly beaten up in Bihar’s Bhojpur district on the suspicion of being involved in the murder of a youth, Vimlesh Sav. However, the woman who is under the police custody, denied the allegations.

In view of the incident, eight police officials including the Station House Officer, Bahiya, and station in-charge Government Railway Police have been suspended.

The state of Bihar has lately been witnessing a surge in violent crimes against women. It was around a couple of months back, a shelter home rape scandal in the city of Muzaffarpur rocked the nation following an audit by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai.