Communalising crimes against women: Neha, many others need justice

Karnataka recently has recorded several cases of men murdering women for rejecting their advances but Neha’s murder was given a communal spin and politicised.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 26, 2024 | 1:20 PMUpdatedApr 26, 2024 | 1:20 PM

Karnataka Crime Women Men Communal Tension Muslim Hindus

In Karnataka, a disturbing trend has emerged, where women are targeted and subjected to brutal acts simply for refusing advances from men or asserting themselves in relationships. However, only selective cases are pursued, or communalised, for political gain. One such recent case was the horrific murder of Neha Hiremath of Hubballi by her college friend Fayaz K.

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