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Sexual exploitation of women and nuns, pedophiles and all other sorts of sexual crimes of Tamilanadu not considered properly by the woman and social activists!

April 1, 2019

Sexual exploitation of women and nuns, pedophiles and all other sorts of sexual crimes of Tamilanadu not considered properly by the woman and social activists!

IE Aruldass imprisonment 2019

Why certain sex crimes are suppressed, not reported and nottaken into consideration by researchers?: The rape of children (below 18 years), sexual exploitation of women and nuns, pedophiles and all other sorts of sexual crimes have been going on increase, yet, the whole lot of educated, elite and even researchers, historians, women activists and others do not discuss, do not bring the cases into their analysis, as if nothing happened in India[1]. Just in February 2019, when South Indian History Congress was held in Hyderabad, such trend is noted. G. J. Sudhakar delved upon the topic, “Child rights in India – A Historical perspective,” in an abstract way theoretically without touching upon the rights of Indian children violated in India for the last 50 years by the foreigners and Christian missionaries under “pedophile,” sex-tourism and categories. Though, he went on mentioning Acts, he did not whisper about the Supreme Court judgments[2] where foreign and missionary were arrested and even sent to jail. The judgment cited has been illustrative and there have been many cases. Even a general newspaper reader has been seized of such issues, as thousands of such pedophile cases are reported in the newspapers and TV reports[3]. Therefore, it is surprising that the professors had decided not to mention.

Caddalore rape case, 10 life, Tamil news cutting.

Why pedophile crimes are suppressed?: To cite a media report[4], “According to the National Crime Records Bureau a total of 12,363 cases of child rape were reported in the country during 2013 as compared to 8,541 in 2012 accounting for an increase of 44.7%. The maximum child rape cases were reported in Madhya Pradesh (2,112 cases) followed by Maharashtra (1,546 cases) and Uttar Pradesh (1,381 cases). These three states together accounted for 40.8% of the total child rape cases reported in the country. A 2007 WCD study found that more than half (53%) of the children interviewed said that they had been subjected to one or more forms of sexual abuse. Over 20% of those interviewed said they were subjected to severe forms of abuse. Of those who said they were sexually abused, 57% were boys”.

Caddalore rape case, 10 life, Tamil news cutting.1

Mahila court sentenced the rapists and  pimps: The Cuddalore District Mahila Court / court sessions judge D Lingeswaran on 07-01-2019, Monday awarded 30-year jail term to a CSI church priest involved in the horrifying Tittakudi rape case of 2014, involving two minor girls from the district and trafficking gangs from across the State[5]. Nine others were sentenced to life imprisonment[6]. The court found 16 of the 17 accused guilty of abduction, sexual assault and other charges. Priest Aruldoss, who sexually assaulted the girls, was also slapped with a fine of Rs 5 lakh. Anbazhagan, the gang’s kingpin from Salem was sentenced to life in prison and fined Rs 3.21 lakh. Sridhar, the driver who took the children to different places, was sentenced to two life terms and fined Rs 4.4 lakh. They were sentenced to different jail terms ranging from double rigorous life terms to one-year rigorous imprisonment after holding them guilty of crimes including kidnapping two minor girls, illegally confining them, selling them to gangs involved in prostitution, sexually assaulting them and forcing them to indulge in flesh trade.

Caddalore rape case, 10 life, Tamil news cutting.2

Sex racket started at Idli shop and ended with CSI pastor: On June 8, 2014, two minor girls studying in Class 8 and 9 in a government higher secondary school in Thittakudi went missing[7]. After searching everywhere, their parents registered a police complaint on June 11 to recover their kids soon[8]. After an in-depth investigation, police rescued the two girls from a sex broker identified as Satheesh in Vadalur area and found that they were assaulted sexually and forced into prostitution by Pastor Aruldoss and his associates. In other words, the CSI pastor was actively engaged in such racet, exploiting the poverty of the girls. The case dates back to 2014, when a 13-year-old girl from Tittakudi was befriended by Tamilarasi, who used to run an idli shop. The woman then coerced the girl into having sexual intercourse with her husband and other men. The child was later told that she would be let off if she brought another girl to them. The child then brought another victim, a 14-year-old girl from the neighborhood, to the woman. Both girls were sexually assaulted by the men. It is unbelievable that one girl would simple have sex with many and she would bring another girl for her release. As facts are suppressed, the sex trade carried on is suppressed. In the months that followed, they were trafficked to various places in the State including Salem, Panruti, Vadalur, Virudachalam and Ulundurpet and were sexually assaulted by several men. Police investigation found that the two children had been forced to watch pornography and had been sexually assaulted by several men including priest Aruldoss[9]. The father of one of the girls filed a missing complaint with Tittakudi police in July 2014. Meanwhile, the children managed to escape and reached Tittakudi[10].

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The judge imposed punishment according to their gravity of crime: Actually, these sex criminals should not be shown any mercy at all, as they have soiled dozens of lives of young girls.  When Pollachi sexual crime was carried on in Hi-tech manner, this has been done at village level in crude manner. Cuddalore mahila court sessions judge D Lingeswaran imposed more than Rs 25 lakh penalty on them after holding them guilty under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act, 2012[11]. Seventeen people were arrested in connection with the case but Tamilarasi and her husband Satheesh have been absconding. Of the other five convicts, four were awarded 20-year jail time while one convict got 10-year imprisonment. Punishment for other accused[12]:

  • Anandaraj – Four life terms and a fine of Rs 2.1 lakh
  • Selvaraj – Three life terms and fine of Rs 30,000
  • Mohan Raj and Mathivanan – Two life terms each and fine of Rs 2 lakh
  • Fathima – Two life terms and a fine of Rs 4.4 lakh
  • Kala alias Mekala, and Lakshmi – Two life terms and a fine of Rs 4.2lakh
  • Amudha – ten years in jail and fine of Rs 21,000

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Punishment to all: Sridhar – to undergo double rigorous life terms for forcing the two minor girls into prostitution, two 10 years rigorous imprisonment for kidnapping them, another two 10 years rigorous imprisonment for selling them to gangs involved in prostitution and two one-year rigorous imprisonment for illegally confining them. He also slapped penalties to a tune of Rs 4.22 lakh each on them. The judge sentenced two men – Anantharaj and Balasubramanian – to double rigorous life terms for sexually assaulting the minor girls and another double rigorous life terms for forcing them into prostitution and a 10-year rigorous jail term for kidnapping the minor girls besides imposing a fine of Rs 4.1 lakh on them[13]. He sentenced two men – Mohanraj and Mathivanan – to undergo double rigorous life terms for sexually assaulting the minor girls and imposed Rs 2 lakh fine on them. Selvaraj was sentenced to undergo rigorous life imprisonment for the same crime, besides double rigorous life terms for forcing the girls into prostitution, two 10-year rigorous imprisonment for kidnapping them and two 10-years rigorous imprisonment for selling them to pimps[14]. However, it has to be noted as to whether they would go o jail or appeal again.

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01-04-2019

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[1] https://sihc.wordpress.com/2019/02/14/the-proceedings-of-39th-annual-session-of-the-sihc-held-at-the-campus-of-osmania-university-on-february-8th-to-10th-2019-3/

[2] Supreme Court of India – Childline India Foundation & Anr vs Alan John Waters & Ors on 18 March, 2011, Author: P SathasivamBench: P. Sathasivam, B.S. Chauhan – REPORTABLE,

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA, CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION, CRIMINAL APPEAL NOs. 1208-1210 OF 2008

Childline India Foundation & Anr.                      …. Appellant(s)

            Versus

Allan John Waters & Ors.                                 …. Respondent(s)

                                  WITH

         CRIMINAL APPEAL NOs. 1205-1207 OF 2008

https://indiankanoon.org/doc/1052165/

[3] The Times of India, Online database to name and shame pedophilesHimanshi Dhawan| TNN | Updated: Apr 10, 2015, 00:41 IST.

[4] https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Online-database-to-name-and-shame-pedophiles/articleshow/46869620.cms

[5] Indian Express, Tittakudi rape case: Priest gets 30-yr jail term, Published: 08th January 2019 05:20 AM | Last Updated: 08th January 2019 05:24 AM, By Nirupa SampathExpress News Service

[6] http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil-nadu/2019/jan/08/tittakudi-rape-case-priest-gets-30-yr-jail-term-1922123.html

[7] Mirror Now, Tamil Nadu: Court orders life term to Pastor Aruldoss for raping minor girls, Updated Jan 08, 2019 | 14:04 IST | Prabhu Tamilan.

[8] https://www.timesnownews.com/mirror-now/crime/article/tamil-nadu-court-orders-life-term-to-pastor-aruldoss-for-raping-minor-girls/343634

[9] Goa Chronicle, Tamil Nadu Court sentences Christian pastor to 30-years imprisonment for raping two minor girl, GC NewsDesk, 09/01/2019.

[10] https://goachronicle.com/tamil-nadu-court-sentences-christian-pastor-to-30-years-imprisonment-for-raping-two-minor-girl/

 

[11] Times of India, TN pastor, eight women get jail term for kidnapping and forcing two schoolgirls into prostitution, Bosco Dominique| TNN | Jan 7, 2019, 20:06 IST.

[12]  https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/tn-pastor-eight-women-get-jail-term-for-kidnapping-and-forcing-two-schoolgirls-into-prostitution/articleshow/67423869.cms

[13] Hindustan Times, Pastor sentenced to 30-yr jail, others double lifer for raping, forcing minors into prostitution, Updated: Jan 08, 2019 08:15 IST, M C Rajan, Hindustan Times, Chennai

[14] https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/pastor-sentenced-to-30-yr-jail-others-double-lifer-for-raping-forcing-minors-into-prostitution/story-qNFYsLbitrkk3ZsVAlQYMI.html

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