Cuttack: The 19-year-old Pipili gangrape
victim has remote possibility of recovering fully despite
treatment, an expert said after examining her at a hospital
here on Thursday.
"Although appropriate treatment is now being provided to
the girl at the hospital here, she has remote chances of
getting fully cured," Bhabani Shankar Das, former director of
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences
He made the observation after examining her and perusing
her clinical examination reports in the SCB Medical College
"I am given to understand that the incident took place
more than seven weeks ago and the improvement shown by the
patient till date is not satisfactory. She is opening her eyes
a little but there is no movement of her limbs. This is due to
lack of oxygen in her brain," Das said.
The hospital authority had sought the service of Das for
The hospital is also in touch with AIIMS, New Delhi.