RAPE SURVIVOR POISONED, FOR REFUSING TO WITHDRAW CASE
NEW DELHI, (HINDUSTAN TIMES),13 JAN2019- A 17-year-old girl was allegedly poisoned, assaulted and threatened in southwest Delhi’s Hastsal by two motorcycleborne men for refusing to withdraw a rape case she had filed against a 20-year-old man last year, said police.
The alleged attack took place on Thursday evening when the girl was returning home after attending tuition classes at a nearby coaching centre. Two men allegedly waylaid her and assaulted her. Police said they overpowered her and poured a bottle of some substance down her throat.
“They threatened to kill her and her family members if she did not withdraw the rape case and changed her statement in court,” said a police officer associated with the case.“the attackers fled when the girl raised an alarm and some people in the area rushed to her aid. When she started feeling dizzy, the girl boarded an auto-rickshaw and got herself admitted at a hospital.”
The girl’s is reportedly out of danger, but she is under observation at a government hospital in West Delhi
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly poisoned and threatened in Delhi’s Hastsal .(HT)