Shahdol rape victim`s kidney suffers damage, says hospital

A nine-year-old girl from Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh, who was allegedly gang-raped by two persons last week, has been brought to Nagpur.

Updated: May 03, 2013, 20:44 PM IST

Nagpur: Kidneys of the nine-year-old girl from Shahdol (MP) who was brutally gang-raped, have suffered extensive damages, doctors of the private hospital to which she has been admitted, said on Friday.

She was brought here after her condition deteriorated at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College Hospital in Jabalpur, hospital sources said.

She was already on dialysis in Jabalpur, hospital administrator Ravi Munnidyar said in a bulletin.

The heinous crime took place on April 23 when the girl had gone to a nearby forest to graze animals, when two accused identified as Mahendra Kol and Amit Kol, who have been arrested, allegedly raped her, the police had said in Shahdol after the incident.

The bleeding victim somehow managed to reach home late in the evening and narrated her ordeal, after which her parents lodged a police complaint.

She was rushed to primary health centre by cops from Beohari police station and later to the Shahdol District Hospital.

Finally, she was taken to Jabalpur Medical College on April 24, after her condition failed to improve.

Both the accused, who are around 24 years old, were arrested by the police under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the law Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012.
This is the second such rape of a minor girl from Madhya Pradesh which had to be referred to Nagpur for treatment.

On April 29, a five year old girl from Ghansaur village in Seoni district who was also brutally raped on April 20 and brought here, died in a private hospital.

She was airlifted from Jabalpur after her condition had deteriorated.