kolkata high court

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Compensation hard to ensure

She was gang raped by railway employees at the railway rest room in Kolkata while travelling in India on February 26, 1998. The incident triggered outrage. Maitree, a network of 42 women's groups and NGOs in Kolkata, moved to Kolkata High Court seeking compensation for the 27-year old Shefali Begum (name changed to protect her identity).