Published on 15 Jan 2013 | over 4 years ago
A Pakistani woman, Mahajabeen Kausar, living in a small village on the Indo-Pak border, is constantly beaten up and tortured by her husband and in-laws on accusation of being 'barren'.
Depressed, Mahajabeen jumps in to the Jhelum River with an intention to end her life. But she survives and gets washed in to the Indian Territory.
Arrested as an illegal intruder, Mahajabeen is sentenced to one year's imprisonment in an Indian prison. Her she gets brutally raped by a prison guard. Her woes multiply when she gets pregnant as a result of the rape.
Mahajabeen kausar, a Pakistani woman in an Indian prison, raped by a prison guard, give birth to her daughter Sana while serving her sentence. After a year she is to be deported back to Pakistan. But the Paksitani govt. refuses to accept her daughter, who is technically an Indian citizen. Mahajabeen refuses to enter Pakistan with out her daughter and is rearrasted and sentenced for one more year in an Indian prison. This ping-pong between the two governments goes on for seven years. Sana grows up in prison. Finally, efforts by Human rights activists pay off. The Indian govt. releases Mahajabeen from prison and gives her compensation for the rape and a right to residence on Indian Territory with her daughter.