Rape Victims Have No Clue About Legal Proceedings

Rape Victims Have No Clue About Legal Proceedings


26-June-2017

Deep inside the forests of Bastar, reticent Maoist commander Hidma chose to send one of his deputies to speak with Outlook. Claiming to be a Gond, Malina, who is a functionary of the Jagargonda Area Committee, appeared with three armed guards while the dreaded Battalion One lurked nearby. After handing out some press notes, she justified, with her own ideology, the recent attack on the security forces in Burkapal; the supposedly fake surrenders and why Maoists tax villagers and sometimes kill them. Fluent in Telugu and Gondi, Malina spoke in broken Hindi while caressing the barrel of a self-loading INSAS rifle that had apparently been snatched away during a raid.