It saddens me each and every time when a girl files a complaint of being sexually harassed. Things will not change by only moving in protests when someone has already been through the trauma of rape. But, acting before something like that happens is what's required in today's time.
On May 19, yet another case turned up in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala when a law student became a victim of a man's lust. The 23-year-old, who was facing the same kind of harassment from the last eight years now courageously acted upon her instincts. She did not think of the consequences as to what would happen next after she cuts off the genitals of this man.
Appalling, isn't it? Imagine the kind of trauma she must be going through all these years when a swami (godman) was doing this to her. At times, one is not able to bring these kinds of matters up in front of their family especially when Swami Ji's come in between. All the reason why you should read further and never succumb to any of the similar situations.
The 54-year-old Swami Ganeshananda was accused by the girl of trying to rape her. Also known as Hari Swami, and a member of the Panmana Ashram, Kollam, he used to visit the alleged victim's house frequently and yet again attempted to harass the 23-year-old law aspirant sexually. But, this time she acted upon it and the following happened.
When on the night of May 19, the Swami arrived at the family's house again and approached the girl; she slit his penis off. She would never tell her family about the same, but that night her reaction said more than enough. The accused was taken to Trivandrum Medical College and now is in a stable state. He has been charged with Section 376 (Rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO). Although, according to Swami's quote he no longer needed it and cut his penis himself. And, as per the sources of NDTV, the doctors were able to save the man's life but unable to reattach his penis since 90% of it was severed.
"There is something gratifying about such swift justice, but she would have better taken the matter to the police rather than taking the law into her own hands (sic). I sympathise with her, as most people would. But we need a society where justice prevails, not one where every individual seeks it with a knife in her hand." Mr Tharoor further had a request to the State Government to not take any legal step against what the 23-year-old did.