Aizawl, July 28: The only and largest women based organisation in Mizoram, Mizo Hmeichhia Insuihkhawm Pawl (MHIP) strongly condemned the brutal burning of a woman by her husband allegedly over domestic and demands stringent punishment for the husband.
The women body in a statement blammed Vanlalthanmawia (23) S/O Biakthanga, Sangau Ramhlun for burning his wife Lalbiakdiki who is pregnant with a 7 months baby in a fit of rage.
Lalbiakdiki was brutally burned by her husband with kerosene oil while she was preparing for a bed following the argument that broke out between the couple. The women body demanded that Vanlalthanmawia who brutally assaulted and ill behaved with his wife be punished as per the existing laws.
In a heinous crime, Vanlalthanmawia had in a fit of rage burned his wife Lalbiakdiki following the altercation between the two. The incident occurred on Saturday evening when the couple was left by their families believing that no untoward incident will happened. The women suffered a severe burn on her abdomen, neck and face after which she was brought to Sangau Public Health Centre (PHC). The neighbor on hearing the women’s scream rushed to the scene, broke the door which was locked from inside and rescued the women.
FIR was lodged against the husband at Sangau police station after which he was arrested and brought to police custody.
Meanwhile, MHIP asked the government to nab the culprits involved in dissemination of nude pictures calling them as Mizo girls through social networking sites and Whatsapp. The women body said that some miscreants has disseminated nude pictures through social networking sites and Whatsapp as said belonging to Mizo girls. “Such obnoxious act was crime against women and a violation of IT Act. Therefore, the responsible culprits must be nabbed and given legal punishment”, the women body appealed in a statement.