A 14-year-old Dalit girl in UP’s Bhadohi district was found dead on Thursday, her head bashed in with stones, leaving her face disfigured. According to reports,, the girl – a resident of Chakrajaram Tiwaripur village of Gopiganj police station area – had gone to a nearby field to defecate when unknown persons attacked her.
Superintendent of Police Ram Badan Singh said that the girl had gone out in the afternoon, but when she did not return for a long time, her brother went looking for her and found the body in a field. The body has been sent for autopsy, Singh said.
The family has expressed suspicion that she was killed after sexual assault. However, rape can only be confirmed after the post-mortem report. A team of forensic experts and crime branch officials has also reached the village to collect evidence and probe the matter.
The 19-year-old Dalit woman who was gang-raped by four men in Hathras in Uttar Pradesh four days passed away on Tuesday morning after she was allegedly gang-raped by four upper-caste men in Hathras district on September 14. She was struggling for her life under a ventilator in an Aligarh hospital for three days, after which she was shifted to Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi yesterday, but her conditions failed to improve in the slightest.
Manisha Valmiki is a Dalit girl who was brutally gang-raped and she was tortured with her tongue cut and spine broken. Manisha Valmiki was raped and tortured, she succumbed to injuries and died today.
The woman was allegedly raped by four men in her village on September 14 when she went to a farm. She was taken to a hospital in Aligarh the next day in a critical condition and moved to Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi for better medical facilities. She was shifted to AIIMS on Monday after her condition showed no signs of improvement. The woman was in critical condition and on a ventilator.
According to the police, the woman had gone to the fields with her mother on a fateful day and had gone missing soon after. She was later found brutally injured, with her deep cuts on the tongue. The accused also attempted to strangulate her.
The police had later arrested the four accused. The Kotwali in-charge in Hathras was removed and sent to police lines. The Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) was deployed at the house of the woman.
Another similar case has been reported from the state. A little more than 500 km from Hathras, a 22-year-old Dalit woman died after being allegedly raped and assaulted on Tuesday evening.
The second-year B.Com student had gone to a college in a nearby town to pay her fees. According to the family, she worked in a private firm.
The family claimed that the woman was abducted on her way back home and she was raped by atleast 2 men.
As per reports, the family says she returned around 7 pm, and that the rapists had allegedly put her on an e-rickshaw and sent her home, “The men had injected her with some substance due to which she lost consciousness. Then they raped her… They broke her legs, they broke her back. A rickshaw-wallah brought her home. They were thrown in front of our house. My child could barely stand or speak.”