Sep 12, 2013


Coinciding with delhi gang rape verdict of "nirbhaya" and recent gang rape of mumbai Ncw through their order has directed delhi police to investigate and report against the illegal use of indecent , pornographic pictures of women on condom wrappers which are openly available to all ages and to all people

A very recent survey of delhi police showed free porn,illicit liquor are behind rise in rapes. The survey conducted brought forward the fact that "watching pornography incites and ruins the immature minds , who out of curiosity and to satisfy their urge tend to victimise women and children

Mr. inder sain dua made a complaint to ncw u/s 4 and 6 of indecent representation of women (prohibition) act 1986 against mr. anupam ghosh propritor of m/s health care products having factories at noida and mathura (u.p.) for illegally using indecent , pornographic pictures of women on his cobra brand condom wrappers and then selling them in delhi and whole of india through his agent.

Taking into account all aspects of the matter advocate nirmala samant prabhavalkar , member of ncw , found it a fit case to be compained to delhi police.

the amendments to the indecent representation of women (prohibition) act 1986 brought by the ministry of women and child development were approved by the union cabinet in october 2012 and is pending to be passed in the parliament. once passed, it will enhance the punishment for the first offence with the fine of rs.50000/-and jail term of 3years and for subsequent offense the fine has been fixed for rs.1lakh . the amended bill will also empower police officer not below the rank of inspector to carry out seach and seizure. the amended bill is aimed at addressing the problem of increased objectification of women thereby ensuring dignity of women.

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