A 12-year-old girl in Chhattisgarh’s Kawardha district was sexually assaulted and then forced to shave her head by villagers for “purification”. Her family was also ordered by the village head, as part of the purification to throw a feast complete with meat and drinks.
On January 21, the girl and her mother were working at a site where houses are being constructed under a central scheme. A man, Arjun Yadav, sexually assaulted the girl and fled, said senior police officer LU Singh.
The Next Day villagers Called the community meeting, Where the molester of girl was produced and released after the amount paid.
The Family of girl is living in fear and girl doesn’t go anywhere since this incident.
Finally accused was arrested but whose villagers ordered girl to shave her head was not found.
This family belongs to the community of Baiga, Chattisgarh. Parents of Girls doesn’t have own home and are Waged laborers who have to move around for work.