Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:30:00 GMT | By PTI

5-year-old MP rape victim's health deteriorates

Nagpur hospital authorities say the condition of five-year old rape victim from Madhya Pradesh, who is battling for life, has deteriorated


5-year-old MP rape victim's health deteriorates (© Reuters)

Nagpur: The condition of the five-year old rape victim from Ghansaur town in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh, who is battling for life, has deteriorated, hospital authorities said here on Tuesday. "The condition of the minor girl is deteriorating," spokesman of the private hospital in Ramdaspeth area, where she has been admitted, said.

Madhya Pradesh home minister Uma Shankar Gupta visited the hospital on Monday evening to enquire about the victim's health. He assured the victim's family that the culprit would soon be caught by the state police.

According to Madhya Pradesh police, the girl was allegedly raped by 35-year-old Firoz Khan on April 17 in Ghansaur town, after which he dumped her at a farm. The girl's parents found her unconscious the next morning and she was taken to Netaji Subhash Chandra Medical College and Hospital in Jabalpur.

However, the girl was brought to Nagpur in Maharashtra by an air ambulance and admitted to Care Hospital in Ramdaspeth area shortly before midnight on April 20.

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