SUCCESS STORIES OF COMPLAINTS & INVESTIGATION CELL
FINANCIAL YEAR 2007 � 2008


    1. The NCW received a complaint from Mr. Y, a resident of Jalaun, Uttar Pradesh. The complainant alleged that his daughter had been continuously harassed for dowry by her in-laws and one day she was killed by them. The complainant lodged an FIR against the in-laws of his daughter for dowry death but police took no action, as most of the in-laws of his daughter were policemen. He approached NCW for help.
      • The Commission took up the matter and a letter was sent to the S.P., Kanpur Dehat, Uttar Pradesh, to investigate the matter. The Commission also asked for the report of the action taken ;
      • After intervention of NCW, case was filed against the culprit U/s 498-A, 304-B and 201 of IPC. Two of the accused persons were arrested and one surrendered himself later ;
         
    2. The NCW received a complaint from Ms. X, a resident of Bundi, Rajasthan. The complainant alleged that her husband and her in-laws continuously tortured her. The complainant also alleged that her husband committed bigamy. The complainant�s husband later deserted her and her in-laws did not accept her. She approached NCW for help.
      • The matter was taken up by the NCW and a letter was sent to the S.P, Bundi, Rajasthan, to investigate the matter. The Commission also asked for the report to be submitted within 7 days.
      • After intervention of NCW a case was registered against the culprits U/s 498-A, 406 and 494 of IPC. The accused persons were arrested under charges of domestic violence and bigamy.
         
    3. The NCW received a complaint from Ms. X, a resident of Jhajhar, Haryana. The complainant alleged that she was severely harassed and tortured by the accused. She even consumed poison and tried to end her life. The accused continued to harass and torture her. She lodged a FIR but police took no action. She approached the NCW for help.
      • The Commission took up the matter and a letter was sent to SP Jhajhar, Haryana asking him to conduct investigation into the matter.
      • After intervention of NCW case was filed against the accused under Sections 306, 509 and 511 of the IPC. The accused was arrested and the challan against them was submitted to the court.
         
    4. The NCW received a complaint from Ms. X, a resident of West Patel Nagar, Delhi. The complainant alleged that her husband and in-laws harassed her for dowry. The complainant no longer wanted to live with them and wanted her �Stridhan� back from her in-laws. The accused did not return the �Stridhan�. She approached the NCW for help.
      • The NCW took the matter and sent summons to both the parties. The accused party did not turn up for counselling. Therefore a letter was sent to ACP, Crime against Women Cell, Delhi regarding the matter. Thereafter, the NCW again called both the parties wherein they reached a mutual compromise.
      • The complainant and her husband agreed to compromise and the accused gave assurance to return the �stridhan� to the complainant.
         
    5. The NCW received a complaint from Ms. X, a resident of Agra, UP. The complainant was married to an NRI and was living with him. The complainant alleged that her husband had an extra-marital affair in Romania. Physical and mental torture was inflicted on her when she insisted the accused to give divorce. She was also taunted and harassed by her in-laws, with regard to fewer dowries.
      • The matter was taken by the NCW and a letter was sent to the Ministry of Overseas and Indian Affairs and SP Indore to look into the matter. The Commission also directed through letter to take strict action against the accused.
      • After intervention of NCW an FIR was lodged against the accused.
         
    6. The NCW registered a complaint dated from Mr. Y, a resident of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The complainant alleged that his daughter had been subjected to dowry demand, harassment, and torture by her husband and in-laws. When she failed to bring one lakh rupees as demanded by them, she was turned out of her matrimonial home. Since then she was residing with her father. The complainant made various attempts to reconcile but all his attempts proved to be in vain. The complainant approached the NCW for help.
      • The matter was taken by the NCW and an Action Taken Report was sought from the S. P., Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. An Inquiry was conducted and both the parties were called wherein they reached a mutual compromise.
      • The complainant left for her matrimonial home along with her husband. The complainant�s husband assured the Commission that he would take care of his wife.
         
    7. The NCW received a complaint from Ms. X, a resident of Mall Road, Delhi. The complainant alleged that her husband had extra-marital affairs and he used to disappear for at least 5-6 months. She further alleged that he never gave maintenance for the family.
      • The matter was taken up by the Commission and both the parties were called wherein they reached a mutual compromise.
      • The complainant�s husband agreed to give a part of his salary to the family and assured that he would live with his family.
         
    8. The NCW received a complaint from Mr.Y, a resident of NOIDA, UP. The complainant alleged that she did not receive the maternity dues.
      • The Commission took up the matter and a letter was sent to the principal of the Medical College to give the reasons for non-payment of the maternity dues.
      • The complainant received the salary of her maternity leave and asked the Commission to close the case.
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