Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to Malda Medical College and Hospital, to see the Kushmandi gangrape victim.
After holding a public rally in Malda, Banerjee went to the hospital to visit the victim, who has been fighting for her life. The CM inquired about her condition from the team members of the medical board, which was formed for her treatment on Monday.
A senior official of the hospital reportedly told the CM that they were closely monitoring the situation to provide the best treatment to the patient. The victim, a mentally challenged woman, was allegedly gangraped and tortured with an iron rod in South Dinajpur’s Kushmandi on Saturday night.
Police has finally arrested two culprits in a barbaric incident. The incident will remind you the case of ‘Nirbhaya’ gang-rape. A teenager from West Bengal’s Dinajpur was allegedly gang-raped by two men and a metal object was thrusted into her private parts, police said on Tuesday.
West Bengal Police said, the 19-year-old girl was found lying naked under a bridge. “She is currently being medically treated at Malda Medical College and Hospital,” said a senior police officer of South Dinajpur.
The police further added that a passerby had found the victim lying in unconscious state in pool of blood with her intestine coming out from her private part. “We have arrested two persons in connection to the incident,: said Prasun Banerjee, Dinajpur superintendent of police (SP).