A 35-year-old woman in Naubatpur in Patna district in Bihar died on 12 October after she was brutally assaulted by a 22-year-old man for resisting his rape attempts.
Deeraj Paswan, the accused, was the woman's neighbour and has been arrested by the police. He had reportedly kidnapped her when she had gone to relieve herself on the night of 11 October.
According to the police, Paswan inserted an iron rod into the victim's private parts, following the failed rape attempt.
She was reportedly rushed to a local primary health centre from where she was referred to PMCH, where she died during treatment.
A SIT has been formed to probe the Naubatpur incident.
ADG SK SinghalSIT constituted by Patna police for investigation. Action will be taken against those found guilty.Another Bihar Rape Victim Commits Suicide
In an unrelated incident also in Bihar, an 18-year-old girl reportedly committed suicide in Bihar's Bhagalpur on 11 October, after she was gangraped by her neighbour and his friend.
She was reportedly kidnapped by Mritunjay Kumar and his friend Rahul Kumar, who took her to a house in Tilka Manjhi and raped her, reported Telegraph.
According to the report, the alleged rapists fled after dropping her off in an unconscious state. The police found a suicide note in the girl’s room.
Police officials told the newspaper that the girl took the “extreme step as she was unable to bear the trauma”.
(With inputs from ANI, Telegraph)
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