Indore records 15 cases of violence at home daily

People's Union for Civil Liberties

Indore records 15 cases of violence at home daily

INDORE: Women are not only harassed in public and outside the comfort of their homes. Increasing cases of domestic violence bear testimony to the fact that home is also not safe for women in city. Looking at the registered cases at women’s police station here, one can only gape at rise in domestic violence against women especially within the confines of four walls.

Around 15-20 cases related to domestic violence arrive daily at women’s police station of city. 693 cases of domestic violence and dowry have been registered till date this year. Last year, till December 31, the number of recorded cases was 1,524.

Preeti Singh (name changed), a victim of domestic violence, who went to register a complaint against her husband and in-laws said “My husband beats me up every day even if I make the slightest mistake in my…

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