Woman, mother allege police inaction in gang-rape case

first_imgA woman and her mother attempted self-immolation at the District Collectorate compounds in Unnao on Thursday accusing the police of inaction in the alleged case of her gang rape. The woman was allegedly abducted from her house in Unnao district by three persons and gang-raped on July 19, her relatives said. Alleging that the police were not arresting the accused, the woman and her mother reached the office of the District Magistrate and allegedly attempted self-immolation. Police personnel reached the spot in time and prevented them from harming themselves.In a video of the incident, the woman can be seen jostling with a lady constable while other policemen try to stop her mother from pulling out unknown items from a bag apparently to immolate herself. “It’s been a month… they only say we are going to nab the culprits,” said the woman’s mother, adding that the police were only giving assurances.She said the accused, two of whom were running free, were threatening the family.‘Raped in forested area’A cousin of the woman said that they were informed about the rape late on July 19 by a lightman who was returning form work. She was raped in a forested area 2 km from the village, said the cousin.Circle officer of Safipur Gaurav Kumar Tripathi said a case under Sections 376D (gang rape) of Indian Penal Code has already been registered at the local police station. Out of the three persons accused in the case, one has been arrested and sent to jail, Mr. Tripathi said. A search is on to nab the other two accused, the officer added.Suicide prevention helpline: Sanjivini, Society for Mental Health, 011-4076 9002, Monday-Saturday (10 a.m.-7.30 p.m.)last_img read more

Man succumbs to stab injuries

first_imgA man, who was allegedly stabbed for protesting against the harassment of his sister, succumbed to injuries on Sunday night at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital. The incident happened in front of a college at Kairana in Shamli district on October 23.According to sources, after repeated complaints of his sister, Vicky decided to confront the accused. However, the 22-year-old was stabbed and beaten by a group of young men. The incident got captured on a CCTV camera and was shared on social media.The main accused was identified as Anuj Kumar. SHO Kairana Police Station said Section 302 has been added to the FIR following Vicky’s death.last_img

Torn lateral collateral ligament

first_imgA torn (LCL), is an injury to the lateral collateral ligament, a ligament extending from the top-outside surface of the fibula to the bottom-outside surface of the femur. The ligament prevents the knee joint from side-to-side (lateral) instability.Review Date:6/13/2010Reviewed By:Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; and C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.last_img