Tuesday, April 30, 2013

4-year-old rape victim dies in India

Painful! Very painful and shameful indeed.  Remember the story of the 4-year-old girl raped in India?  Reports have it that the girl died today after days in coma at the hospital:
                                                                       (c) nytimes.com
"The girl, the daughter of day laborers, was lured from her home in the town of Ghansor in Madhya Pradesh State on April 17 and found the next day by her parents, bleeding profusely, the police said. 
Her kidnapper seized her after promising to buy her bananas from a nearby shop, a police official said Tuesday.
She had been in a coma since April 18, Ashok Tank, a doctor who cared for her at Care Nagpur Hospital, said in a telephone interview Tuesday. She suffered severe brain injuries and severe injuries to her vagina, he said, and had been on a ventilator.
“Her heart and lungs stopped functioning,” Dr. Tank said. 'It is very inhuman that such a young girl was subjected to sexual abuse.'"
Read more: nytimes.com
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