Mumbai Rape Case: Victim Dies In Hospital

As per the preliminary probe, the Mumbai police said that the woman had been raped and also assaulted with an iron rod in her private parts.

Mumbai : A 30-year-old woman, who was found lying unconscious at Khairani Road in the Saki Naka area on September 9 after allegedly being raped, has died during the treatment at a city hospital, Mumbai Police informed on Saturday, as reported by news agency ANI.

This comes after a man was arrested for the alleged rape of the 30-year-old woman and a case was registered in this regard.

In a shocking incident, a 30-year old woman was raped inside a stationary tempo in the Sakinaka area of Mumbai. She sustained serious injuries as a rod was put in her private parts, the police had informed.

Mohan Chouhan (45), the accused, was arrested within a few hours of the incident, a police official said as reported.

The preliminary probe revealed that the 30-year-old had been raped and also assaulted with an iron rod in her private parts. The incident had taken place inside a tempo parked on the roadside.

Bloodstains were found inside the vehicle. According to the doctors, the woman’s condition was serious, the official said.

Acting on some leads, accused Chauhan was arrested under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 376 (rape) and further probe was on, he added.

The shocking rape case has come as a grim reminder of the December 2012 case wherein, a young woman, referred to as ‘Nirbhaya’, was brutally gang-raped and assaulted inside a moving bus in Delhi, causing a wave of outrage across the country. She died in hospital after struggling for life for several days.

Meanwhile, giving assurance over delivering justice, Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik said: “We will make sure that the charge-sheet is filed within a given frame of time and the case is fast-tracked to bring the accused to justice”, ANI reported. 

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