Mumbai Rape Victim Who Was Brutally Assaulted With Iron Rod, Dies, Twitter Demands Justice

It was the wee hours of the morning on Friday that a security guard around Chandivali Studio contacted the police control room urging them to aid a 32-year-old woman who was beaten and asked for help. TOI reports that the Saki Naka police team arrived at the location in 10 minutes to assist the injured woman who was found losing a lot of blood in a parked tempo. 

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After she was rushed to the hospital, doctors at the Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar confirmed sexual assault. The police revealed that the woman underwent multiple surgeries; however, she succumbed due to severe injuries. HT reports that on the basis of the medical examination reports, cops revealed that the woman was a victim of brutal rape where the rapist allegedly inserted an iron road in her private parts.

The police held a 45-year-old man in the Saki Naka rape and murder case, the brutality of which is being compared to Delhi’s Nirbhaya rape case in 2012. “The accused has been booked under the IPC sections for murder, rape, unnatural offence and sexual harassment,” said the cops.

They revealed that the victim allegedly used to reside on the roadside and work doing odd jobs. The accused is reportedly a driver who has been booked under Sections 307, 376, 323 and 504 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

This incident of brutality and inhumanity has sparked outrage across the nation with people tweeting their concern for the safety of women in the country.

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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray declared that the case will be tried in a fast-track court. “I have asked [the] police to expedite the investigation. The case will be tried in a fast-track court and we will ensure the strictest punishment is given to the perpetrator.”

We hope that justice is served at the earliest and that there comes a day when there is an end to the steadily rising crimes against women in the country.

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