Another Dalit woman gangraped and killed in UP’s Balrampur


Lucknow : As the nation is shocked and outraged over the brutal gang rape and killing  of the 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras, another Dalit woman was allegedly brutally gangraped and killed in Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

A 22-year-old Dalit college student was raped and brutalised in the Gaisari village of Balrampur.

On Tuesday, the second-year B.Com student had gone to a college in a nearby town to pay her fees. According to the family, she worked in a private firm.

The family claimed that the woman was abducted on her way back home and she was raped by atleast 2 men.

She reportedly came home in a rickshaw in an unconscious state and had her legs and spine broken. The girl looked dazed and in a serious condition, prompting her parents to rush her to a nearby hospital, but she died on the way.

The family has also alleged that the woman was lethally injected before she was raped.

Narrating the incident, Balrampur Superintendent of Police Dev Ranjan Verma said, “The family said that the woman did not reach home on time on Tuesday. They tried to contact her but could not get in touch. After some time she came home in a rickshaw with a glucose drip attached to her arm and she was in a bad state. The relatives took her to a hospital but she died on the way.” (With agencies inputs).


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