Violent Mob Attacks Airline Staff Couple Over Alleged Child Labor and Torture
A shocking incident unfolded in Delhi’s Dwarka area when a woman pilot and her husband, both working in the airline industry, were brutally thrashed by a furious mob.
The couple faced the crowd’s wrath after being accused of employing a 10-year-old girl as domestic help and subjecting her to torture.
A viral video capturing the confrontation and subsequent assault has shed light on the disturbing incident, prompting public outrage and legal action.
The Illegality of Child Labor in India
The government of India strictly prohibits the employment or exploitation of children between the ages of 5 and 14. It is considered both an illegal and a punishable offense.
The legislation aims to safeguard the rights and well-being of children, protecting them from physical and psychological harm.
Mob Confrontation and Assault
The viral video depicts the harrowing scene as an enraged mob confronts the pilot woman and her husband. Initially, the couple attempts to defuse the situation by apologizing with folded hands. However, the local crowd vehemently rejects their apology, demanding swift justice.
The husband is subsequently dragged and mercilessly beaten by the mob, while the pilot, still in her uniform, becomes the target of attacks from women in the crowd.
#WATCH | A woman pilot and her husband, also an airline staff, were thrashed by a mob in Delhi’s Dwarka for allegedly employing a 10-year-old girl as a domestic help and torturing her.
The girl has been medically examined. Case registered u/s 323,324,342 IPC and Child Labour… pic.twitter.com/qlpH0HuO0z
— ANI (@ANI) July 19, 2023
Discovery of Injury Marks
The incident came to light when a relative of the 10-year-old girl noticed injury marks on her hands and under one of her eyes.
Concerned for the child’s welfare, the relative promptly reported the matter to the police. News of the alleged torture quickly spread throughout the locality, fueling anger among residents.
Legal Action and Detention
Upon receiving the report, the police registered a case against the accused under various sections, including 323, 324, 342 IPC, and the Child Labour Act of 75 JJ Act.
The authorities wasted no time in detaining the couple for further investigation.The girl, who served as the alleged victim, underwent a medical examination to gather evidence of the abuse inflicted upon her.
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At present, authorities are actively investigating the case in-depth. They aim to gather all pertinent evidence and testimonies to ascertain the veracity of the accusations against the couple.
The incident serves as a stark reminder of the prevalence of child labor and the imperative need to protect vulnerable children from exploitation.
The brutal assault on the airline staff couple in Delhi’s Dwarka area has shocked the nation and drawn attention to the issue of child labor and abuse.
As the investigation progresses, it is crucial for society to reflect on the importance of upholding children’s rights and ensuring their safety.
This incident underscores the need for stricter enforcement of laws against child labor and greater public awareness to eradicate such inhumane practices from our society.
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