Supreme Court: Unnao Teen, Critical, won't be Airlifted to Delhi for now

Written By Siva Sai Teja | Updated: August 02, 2019 15:52 IST
Supreme Court: Unnao Teen, Critical, won't be Airlifted to Delhi for now

A teenage girl who was allegedly raped in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao by an expelled BJP lawmaker will not be transferred to Delhi for her injury treatment in a road accident on July 28. Her family today informed the Supreme Court that they wanted to continue her therapy at the Lucknow hospital where she was treated for severe wounds.

When the vehicle they were travelling collided with a truck whose number plate was washed with black paint, the adolescent girl and her family encountered an accident in Rae Bareli. Two of her aunts have passed away. The lawyer of the girl, who was also in the vehicle, was admitted with injuries to the hospital. She was not accompanied by the security detail the girl was supposed to have.
The Supreme Court was hearing today whether to airlift the rape survivor from a Lucknow hospital to AIIMS in Delhi for treatment when her mother said it wasn't necessary for now. The court then said the family would be free to call for her to be transferred to the All India Medical Sciences Institute (AIIMS).
As far as the victim's motion is concerned, as the family at Lucknow wishes therapy, we'll wait ... The instant issue is the victim's health, "said Ranjan Gogoi, Chief Justice of India's Supreme Court bench today. The rape survivor and the lawyer's situation is critical, sources said. The lawyer is off the ventilator and breathes alone, although they said he still requires oxygen assistance. The rape survivor has a fever, is still on the ventilator, and on Thursday, sources said, he underwent surgery.