Unnao: After battling for life at Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital, the Unnao Rape victim died at 11:40 pm on Friday. Dr. Shalab, HOD of burns and plastic department at the hospital told ANI, “It is very sad that the Unnao rape victim could not survive despite our best efforts. She suffered cardiac arrest at 11:10 pm and we tried to resuscitate her, but she could not survive.
Notably, the woman had filed a rape case in March this year, which is under trial at a local court in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao. On Thursday, while she was on her way to court she was set on fire by her rapists. She had been battling for her survival since but unfortunately, she lost her life to the cruelty.
UP Gen secretary, Priyanka Gandhi blamed Yogi Adityanath govt for death of the victim. She criticized state government over the law and order situation and said, “It is a failure of all of us that we could not give her justice. Socially, we are all guilty, but it also shows the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh.”
Former Uttar Pradesh CM and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav sat on a dharna outside state assembly demanding the resignation of Yogi Adityanath, and DGP UP. He said, “Till the day Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, state Home Secretary, and DGP don’t resign, justice will not be done. we will conduct a shok sabha in all districts of the state over the Unnao rape case tomorrow”, Akhilesh was quoted by ANI.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday expressed grief over the death of victim and ordered a fast-track court trial. “All accused have been arrested and the case will be taken to fast-track court for trail”, Adityanath was quoted by ANI
Talking to reporters, the deceased’s father said,”I have one demand, my daughter should get justice. He demanded a Hyderabad-like Police Encounter, or a death penalty for the accused.