Bokaro: Even as financial and medical help pours in for acid attack victim Sonali Mukherjee, justice still eludes her. It's just the beginning of a long battle ahead for her. As soon as she reached her hometown of Bokaro in Jharkhand, she went to meet the Bokaro Deputy Commissioner, demanding justice.
Her family, meanwhile, has knocked on every possible door, to help secure a job for her.
It approached Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda and authorities of the Bokaro Steel Plant for help.
Bokaro Collector Anil Saxena, meanwhile, said that "round the clock" security had been provided to the family. "We have also requested the state government for compensation," he said....more
09:14 AM, Aug 01, 2012
New Delhi: They came in the dead of night, broke into her home as she slept and poured a cocktail of acids over her face - burning her skin, melting her eyelids, nose, mouth and ears, and leaving her partially deaf and almost blind. Her crime - she had spurned their sexual advances. Nine years on, Sonali Mukherjee, 27, is appealing to the government for medical support for skin reconstructive...
10:39 PM, Jul 27, 2012
Twenty-seven-year-old Sonali Mukherjee has been running from pillar to post for the past nine years fighting for justice. She was attacked with acid when she spurned the advances of three men in her neighbourhood in her village in Dhanbad, the capital of Jharkhand. However, nine years on, justice still eludes her and her perpetrators remain scot free. Sonali, meanwhile, has demanded euthanasia to help end her struggle as her family...
11:51 AM, Jul 17, 2012