Tripati went further and blamed it on politics. “This is so unfortunate that those people, who should have been sympathising with the victim, used her for political gains. “, Tripathi told the Indian Express.
The incidence of crimes against women have risen as women have started to report these crimes. With an outlook which tries to suppress these incidents through victim-shaming, the female population will always feel scared. In a state with anti-Romeo squads, isn’t it time to look into the issues that are generally blamed on the victim?