Rape victim dies at hospital after brandangreb in India

A woman was on Thursday stabbed in the fire, when she was on the way to a court hearing in India. Saturday died she. A 23-year-old woman on Saturday morning p

Rape victim dies at hospital after brandangreb in India

A woman was on Thursday stabbed in the fire, when she was on the way to a court hearing in India. Saturday died she.

A 23-year-old woman on Saturday morning pronounced dead at a hospital in India.

She has got cardiac arrest as a result of the massive injuries she received on Thursday, where she was doused with grill lighter fluids and stuck in the fire.

the Woman went in march to the police and said that she 12. december last year was raped by a man who threatened her with a gun. On Thursday, she was on the way to a court hearing in the case in Uttar Pradesh in the northern part of the country, when a group of men attack her.

Among overfaldsmændene was allegedly also the man who stood accused of having raped her.

that man has been imprisoned in the voldtægtssagen, but last week he was released on bail.

Police arrested the same day on which the deadly assault took place, five men - including the voldtægtsanklagede.

Uttar Pradesh is a populous state in the northern part of the country. Alone in 2017 was reviewed 4200 rapes in the state, which is higher than any other place in the country.

In 2017, police recorded 33.658 rape cases in India, has the BBC previously written.

/ritzau/Reuters

Updated Date: 07 December 2019, 10:00

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