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Selfie with rape victim: NCW summons two from Raj women panel

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A selfie with a rape survivor in has landed the Chairperson of State Commission for Women and its member in trouble as the has summoned them after reprimanding for a "very insensitive" act.

The Chairperson of NCW today ticked off Somya Gurjar, member of State Commission for Women, and Suman Sharma, who heads the state panel, and asked them to present themselves before the body on July 4.

The selfie was clicked by Gurjar yesterday when she, along with chairperson, had a rape survivor at a mahila police station in North district.

The selfie also features the head of the state's commmission for women, who in her defence claimed that she was "not aware" as to when the selfie was taken and has sought an explanation from Gurjar.

In the pictures aired by various media outlets, Gurjar is seen holding the mobile device and the chairperson (Sharma) is also seen looking into the frame (of the selfie).

The 30-year-old woman they were clicking selfie with is from Alwar who was allegedly raped by her husband and his two brothers and also had expletives tattooed on her body for not giving a dowry of Rs 51,000, according to the complaint.

First Published: Thu, June 30 2016. 21:22 IST