The police as usual came late and in their defense, "came just in time before a rape could take place". Oh thank goodness!! Three days since the incident and only four people have been arrested while the rest are still absconding.
What is gorier, is hearing some people make some dim-witted comments on national TV like, "The girl must have had some fault too". "Girls must not travel alone at night". This is such a shame that we are living in a society that teaches - "Don’t get raped, instead of ‘don’t rape’.
From officials to politicians, everyone is "now looking into the matter" but what would that lead to - instant bails or may be few days in jail. What after that I think we have stopped evolving as a society altogether.
While everyone has condemned the beastly behaviour, I wonder, who all for once thought about the agony of that 17-year-old girl? Would she be ever come out of this? Would she ever be able to step alone out of her house again, leave alone having male friends. My heart goes out for the kid and her family.
The act is so horrible that it not only makes me super angry but scared as well; it could happen to anyone, anywhere and no one would even have the guts to protect you. This is where "Shining India" has come down to; women are not safe, kids fall and die in potholes, old aged people are thrown out of their houses, robbed and killed, people living/walking on the streets get killed because of drunk-driving.
When you wake up to all this every morning, you no longer feel proud of your country and your head sinks in shame, no wonder why so many people even today wish to go abroad and stay there with no intentions of return. They are not at fault; who would want to raise kids in a society where the basic and quintessential need of "security" is lacking. Let’s see if the police can catch the culprits and actually get them behind the bars for good.
Like all, I hope the situation of our country changes or else the good ones will be gone and India would remain as a country full of "criminals".
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