Unnao rape victim dies at Safdarjung hospital in Delhi


The Hush Post|7:19 am|one-minute-read|

Unnao rape victim, who was set ablaze has died. She breathed her last at the Safdarjung hospital in Delhi.

She carried 90 per cent burn injuries. She died at 11:40 pm.

“She [the Unnao rape victim] suffered a cardiac arrest at 11:10 pm and we tried to resuscitate her, but she could not survive and at 11:40 pm, she died,” Shalabh Kumar, HOD (burns and plastic), Safdarjung Hospital was quoted as saying by ANI.

The 23-year-old victim was burnt outside Sindupur village in Unnao. She was on her way to a court in Rae Bareli to attend a hearing in the rape case. The five men, who burnt her on Thursday, also included the two who were accused of raping the woman in December.

On Thursday, the victim had given her statement to the magistrate. In her statement, the Unnao rape victim had named five persons who burnt her. The woman had said that she was beaten up by the five men. Later, they stabbed her and burnt her alive.

The victim then herself called 112 and informed the police about the incident. The PRV and ambulance arrived only after the victim’s call. She was taken to a local hospital in Lucknow with 90 per cent and was later shifted to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (Civil) Hospital.


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