January 21, 2021

Unnao gang-rape victim who was set on fire by accused airlifted to Delhi

Report by: Sajjad Baquar. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

The Unnao gang-rape victim set fire by five persons including one of the rape accused. The 23-year-old gang-rape victim earlier Thursday morning burnt alive was airlifted to Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital for better treatment from Civil hospital, Lucknow capital city of Uttar Pradesh. A green corridor has been created by Lucknow police .

According to locals, A 23-year-old gang-rape victim, she was on her way to a local court for a hearing on her rape case when just outside her village, five men poured kerosene and assaulted her and set her on fire. She suffered 90 percent burns and is critical in the hospital.