Assault on the rape victim gets violent protests against kvindevold to escalate in India.
A 23-year-old woman, who had been the victim of a rape, was on Thursday morning doused with grill lighter fluids and stuck in the fire, when she was on the way to a court hearing on rape in northern India, informs the authorities.
She was on her way to a station to take the train to a consultation on the voldtægtssagen. The police have arrested five men in the case - including the alleged rapist. It informs the policeman Vikrant Vir.
the attack on voldtægtsofferet happens after extensive riots and protests against kvindevold in India - among other things, in the wake of a suspected voldtægtsdrab on a 27-year-old veterinarian in the last week.
In several cities have thousands been on the street, after that the veterinarian's charred body was found last week near the southern city of Hyderabad.
the Demonstrators and parliamentarians are pushing for the courts to fast-track rape cases and impose stiffer penalties.
the Woman, who was attacked Tuesday morning, is in critical condition, says doctor D. S. Negi in a hospital in Lucknow, capital of the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
In the case of the vet, the police have jailed four men who are suspected of rape and murder.
the Victim's mother has demanded that the four men are being burned alive, writes the newspaper The Times of India. The mothers of two of those arrested have also required those sentenced to very harsh sentences, if they are guilty.
- you give them the appropriate sentence In the will. I also have a daughter, says one of them to the news agency, The Press Thrust of India.
Many have expressed outrage on Twitter under the #HangRapists (Hang the rapists).
With regard to the gruppevoldtægten and the killing of the young woman in New Delhi seven years ago, writes Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar in a tweet: We need to have a stricter legislation. This must STOP".
India's National commission for women has condemned the incident, and the head of the, Rekha Sharma, says that there is launched a relentless investigation to get the culprits punished.
/ritzau/ReutersUpdated Date: 05 December 2019, 14:00