A 20-year-old girl from Uttar Pradesh died in Delhi this morning, almost two weeks after she was gang-raped and tortured by 4 males from her village in Hathras. The girl had been in an especially crucial state with a number of fractures and her tongue had been slashed within the horrific assault.
She had been within the ICU in a hospital in Uttar Pradesh till she was moved to Delhi yesterday.
All 4 attackers are in jail. The girl belonged to the Scheduled Castes neighborhood, whereas the attackers had been from a so-called higher caste. The incident, coming in a wave of crimes towards ladies in Uttar Pradesh in current months, sparked nationwide shock and anger as particulars of the girl’s accidents emerged.
The girl’s household has accused the Uttar Pradesh police of not serving to them initially however reacting solely after public outrage.
The girl was attacked on September 14 at her village in Hathras, some 200 km from Delhi. She was dragged by her dupatta into the fields from a spot the place she had been reducing grass along with her household.
“My mom, sister and elder brother had gone to a area to get some grass. My brother went house earlier with a big bundle of grass, whereas my mom and sister continued to chop them. The ladies had been just a little removed from one another. 4-five individuals got here from behind, they threw my sister’s dupatta round her neck and dragged her contained in the bajra area,” the girl’s brother advised NDTV.
“My mom realised she was lacking and went searching for her. My sister was discovered unconscious. That they had raped her. The police didn’t assist us initially… they didn’t take fast motion. They acted solely after four-five days,” he mentioned.
“Her situation was very unhealthy. She was discovered within the bajra area. Initially it was thought was she was bitten by a snake. Three bones in her neck had been damaged. She had issue respiratory. She wanted oxygen proper from the start. We reached right here (Safdarjung Hospital) yesterday,” the brother advised reporters immediately.
The Uttar Pradesh police denied the household’s allegation of sluggish response. “It is a very unlucky incident however we have now been proactive in making arrests and serving to the household in no matter method attainable . I’ll personally guarantee swift investigation and that these males are tried in a quick monitor court docket,” Hathras police chief Vikrant Vir had advised NDTV in an interview on Sunday.
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