Birbhum gang-rape victim discharged from hospital

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014 - 18:25

Suri: The 20-year-old tribal girl, who was gang-raped by 13 men on the orders of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district last week, was discharged from the hospital here on Friday.
She was sent to a government-affiliated home here, official sources said.

The medical team has gone through her various reports and recommended her discharge, Suri hospital sources said.

The victim`s mother and the authorities were consulted after which she was discharged this morning, the sources said.

The girl had appeared before Sub-divisional Judicial Magistrate Pijush Ghosh, Bolpur, to record her statement under CrPC 164 yesterday.

The 13 people, including the `morol` (community head) Balai Murdy accused of the gang-rape are in police custody.

PTI

First Published: Friday, January 31, 2014 - 18:25

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