CJ408_Wk3_DB---Find an article regarding a recent crime and give a brief summary of what you learn a

CJ408_Wk3_DB---Find an article regarding a recent crime and give a brief summary of what you learn a

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CJ408 Week 3 Discussion Post 12 Oct 2012 Find an article regarding a recent crime and give a brief summary of what you learn about the specific dimensions of the incident (who the offender and victim(s) are, the incident or incidents, the type of offense or offenses that occurred.) After going online to CNN’s website, I found a video report of a 16 year old girl who was gang raped in her village in India by 8 men who videotaped and drugged her. The report stated that the teenager waited 10 days to tell anyone because the rapists threated to kill her family and make the video public if she told what happened. When the girl told her parents over a week later, her father killed himself because of the shame it would bring to the family if it ever got out and became public knowledge. The parents worries were, “If men find out she was raped no one
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Unformatted text preview: would want to marry our daughter”. Following her father’s death, the teenager came forward and told police what happened and they were able to apprehend and arrest the 8 rapists. The young girl said that she would not “let her father’s sacrifice go without justice”. After this young girl came forward, it caused a chain reaction in that 17 other victims came forward within a month and once the issue was made public, crime dropped by 50% according to the local police chief. The specific dimensions of this crime are: The offenders: 8 local Indian men from the village (Name were not released) Victim : 16 year old female (Name not released) What happened: A gang rape, exploitation and drugging of a 16 year old girl. Type of offense: Rape (Serious criminal offense)...
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