Back to our regular series: Reality check on the human race:

According to reports, a 14-year-old girl was first raped and then stabbed in the eye in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh. The state government has suspended one sub-inspector and a constable on charges of negligence for not filing FIR on time.

A few days ago, nearby:

In Lakhimpur, a 14-year-old girl was murdered in a police station and her body was found hanging from a tree in the compound. The parents of the girl have alleged that the girl was first raped and then murdered by the cops.

However, the post mortem report has failed to confirm rape of the girl.

Raise your hand if you trust the post-mortem.


Down in Mexico:

The elderly are killed. Young women are raped. And able-bodied men are given hammers, machetes and sticks and forced to fight to the death.

In one of the most chilling revelations yet about the violence in Mexico, a drug cartel-connected trafficker claims fellow gangsters have kidnapped highway bus passengers and forced them into gladiatorlike fights to groom fresh assassins.


And then I remember this song: