on Saturday termed the death of
Unnao gangrape victim
“extremely sad” and conveyed his condolences to the aggrieved family.
“All the accused people have been arrested. The case will be taken to a fast-track court, and punishment will be given,” he said in a statement issued here.
The rape victim, airlifted to the Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi after she was set ablaze allegedly by five people, died on Friday night.
After her death, the victim’s body was transferred to the hospital’s forensic department where a post mortem examination will be conducted, following which her body will be handed over to her family. The post mortem reports will be given to the police, hospital sources said.
The woman was set afire by five men, including two of her alleged rapists, on Thursday morning when she was going to Rae Bareli to attend a court hearing in the rape case filed by her.