Gujarat: 2-year-old rape victim dies

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 26, 2012 06:45 hrs

A two-year-old girl succumbed to her injuries at SSG Hospital here on Tuesday, three days after she was allegedly raped by a relative and thrown on some bushes, said reports.

Ram Prasad, the victim´s father, who hails from Nepal, has been living in Halol town for two years. He worked as a security guard.

According to reports, a relative had come over and had dinner with the family on Saturday. He later lured the girl with a biscuit to a secluded area and raped her.

Later, the crying girl was rescued from amid some bushes. The accused was also caught and handed over to the police.

The girl, who had serious internal injuries, was initially taken to a hospital nearby. From there, she was shifted to SSG Hospital in Vadodara for treatment.

Halol observed a bandh in protest of the incident following the girl´s death.

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