A 19-year-old Dalit girl from a Hathras village in Uttar Pradesh brutally assaulted by four men succumbed to injuries at Delhi’s Safdarjang hospital on Tuesday.
The incident happened on September 14. The girl gone to collect animal fodder from the field. The girl allegedly gang-raped and later strangulated with her dupatta. However later shifted to Delhi. The victim had suffered permanent damage in the spinal cord because of fractures in the 2nd and 3rd vertebrae in the neck region. Dooctors waited for her to stabilise to operate upon her.Put under ventilators for three days. However passed away after fighting a hard battle.
Hathras police arrested the four accused — Sandip, Ramu, Lavkush and Ravi — on charges of attempt to murder and gang rape.
The girl’s brother said the body would be taken to the village for last rites and demanded that the accused should be hanged to death as soon as possible.
The State government provided a compensation of ₹ 4 lakh to the family.