An Indian lady was allegedly gang raped and thrown right into a canal alongside along with her five-year-old baby who, in accordance with police, died from drowning.
Police mentioned that one of many seven suspects who allegedly gang raped the girl have been arrested. The baby, after being thrown within the canal with the mom, had died from drowning.
The sufferer has been admitted to a hospital 135km from Patna as police had been capable of establish solely two of the seven individuals accused of the crime.
“The woman’s medical examination is being done. An FIR (First Information Report) has been filed, while one accused has been arrested. The body of the child has been sent for post-mortem,” police officer KK Singh was quoted as saying by ANI.
“We are confirming other details in the case,” he added.
Shock and anger had gripped India final month after a 20-year-old lady in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras died after being raped. The incident had reminded folks of the notorious 2012 Delhi gang rape incident when a younger lady died after being gang raped on a bus.
The Hathras lady was subjected to rape by 4 males of “upper caste” from her village.
Last yr, rape incidents had been on the rise in India with the nation reporting, on common, 87 new rape circumstances every day and 4,05,861 circumstances of crimes in opposition to girls throughout the yr.
This was a 7% rise from the rape crimes since 2018 in accordance with information launched by the National Crime Records Bureau final month.