Bengal Activist Gangraped While Going To Farmers’ Protest In Delhi, Dies Of COVID-19
Mumbai: A West Bengal-based woman activist was allegedly gang-raped while she was going to the farmers’ protest at the Haryana-Delhi Tikri border in April.
Police said that they have formed a team consisting of three inspectors, which will be monitored by the DSP as well as the cyber cell so that the accused can be traced. A case has been registered against four people in the case.
According to the first information report filed by the father of the 25-year-old deceased, the farmers came from Tikri in West Bengal on March 11 to join the farmers’ protests against the farm laws.
She was admitted to a hospital in the Jhajjar district on April 26 with COVID-19 symptoms. “According to her father, she was raped.
The victim was hospitalised for COVID and succumbed to it on April 30. A case has been registered into the matter and an SIT has been formed,” Vijay Kumar, city police station in-charge told ANI.
Quoting the complaint, Kumar said the woman narrated the rape incident to her father on phone. Further investigation is underway.
(With ANI Inputs)
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