A 15-year-old rape survivor who was seven months pregnant died of pregnancy-related problems on the district hospital right here, police stated on Sunday. She was admitted to the hospital on Saturday night time and handed away on Thursday night time, they stated.
Senior Superintendent of the hospital Dr Subodh Sharma stated the woman was delivered to the hospital in severe situation and her well being deteriorated additional. Regardless of finest efforts by the medical doctors, she couldn’t be saved, he added.
Senior Superintendent of Police, Bareilly, Rohit Singh Sajwan stated, “The autopsy report says that the loss of life came about as a consequence of an infection. The viscera of the woman has been preserved,” he added.
The daddy of the woman, who was mentally unsound, stated the household got here to find out about their daughter being six-month pregnant on December 6. He stated she was raped allegedly by a 30-year-old man in a sugarcane area in June final 12 months when she had gone out of the home for some work. The accused had threatened her that he’ll kill her members of the family if she revealed the incident to them.
The sufferer’s father filed a grievance at Fatehganj West police station relating to the rape of his daughter on December 4, following which a case beneath the POCSO Act and the IPC was registered in opposition to the accused, police stated. The accused was arrested on December 6, they added. Station Home Officer of Fatehganj West police station Ashwani Kumar stated a charge-sheet has been filed within the case.
The woman’s father had sought permission from the district administration to abort her child however the permission was denied as medical doctors cited the being pregnant was of many days and a police case was on.