Suo motu cognisance taken by DWC on treats to Virat Kohli’s daughter

Mumbai: India cricket team Captain Virat Kohli’s 9-month-old daughter, Vamika Kohli has become a target of hate for her father’s loss in T20 world cup which is going on. In a shameful tweet, a person who is not identified yet has tweeted a rape threat to the 9-month old.The tweet was deleted after massive backlash but the screen shot of the tweet is circulating on social media. People are supporting Kohli and are asking police to take action against the person.

Delhi Commission for Woman has taken suo-motu cognisance on reports of online rape threats to Virat Kohli’s 9-month-old daughter following IND vs PAK match. Delhi Commission for Woman has asked Dy Commissioner of Police to provide them with a copy of FIR, details of accused identified & arrested, detailed action taken report by Nov 8.

Even Swati Maliwal, Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women has called the act shameful and has asked for an FIR to be registered as soon as possible.

“The team has made us proud thousands of times, why this silliness in defeat,” Maliwal said.

The Delhi Women Panel has sought information regarding copy of FIR, details of accused identified and arrested, and also a detailed “action taken report” in the matter.

“If no accused has been arrested, please provide the details of steps taken by Delhu Police to arrest the accused,” the notice – sent today – says.

The police have been asked to provide the sought information by November 8. Hateful comments against Virat Kohli’s daughter started appearing on social media after India’s loss to Pakistan in the T20 World Cup in Dubai. Mr Kohli was also attacked after he spoke against the incessant trolling of his team mate Md Shami who was targeted for his religion after the loss.

“Attacking someone over their religion is the most pathetic thing one can do as a human. That is a very sacred and personal thing. People take out their frustration because they have no understanding of what we do,” Virat Kohli had told reporters during a pre-match press conference on the eve of the Super 12 encounter against New Zealand.

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