UP rape survivor who was set on fire has minimal chances of survival: Doctor

The woman was on her way to the Baiswara Bihar railway station to catch an early morning train to Rae Bareli for a court hearing in the rape case on Thursday when she got stopped by the accused at 4.30 am.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: December 06, 2019 16:47 IST
UP rape survivor who was set on fire has minimal chances of survival: Doctor

The gangrape survivor who was set ablaze by five men, including one accused, in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao is in critical condition, doctors said.
 
"She is in very serious condition. There are minimal chances of survival...we've put her on a ventilator," the Medical Superintendent of Safdarjung Hospital said. The girl suffered 90% burns and had airlifted to Delhi from Lucknow on Thursday.
 
The woman was on her way to the Baiswara Bihar railway station to catch an early morning train to Rae Bareli for a court hearing in the rape case on Thursday when she got stopped by the accused at 4.30 am.
 
She told the sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Daya Shankar Pathak at the Unnao district hospital that the men accosted her at Gaura crossing and asked her to withdraw the case. When she refused, they first hit her on the head and attacked her with a knife and as she fell, they poured petrol and set her on fire.
 
All the five men named by the woman had arrested after the incident. They include the two accused, Shivam Trivedi and Shubham Trivedi.




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