The priest in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain, who got here to the rescue of a 15-year-old rape survivor, has described the horrifying state she was in when he discovered her. Rahul Sharma is related to an ashram in Badnagar highway, about 15 km from Ujjain metropolis.
Round 9.30 am on Monday, he was leaving the ashram for some work when he noticed the lady, bleeding and half-naked, close to the gates. “I gave her my garments. She was bleeding. She couldn’t communicate. Her eyes had been swollen. I known as 100. After I couldn’t attain the cops over the helpline, I contacted the Mahakal police station and knowledgeable them in regards to the state of affairs. Police reached the ashram in about 20 minutes,” he mentioned.
A CCTV footage of the lady, injured and half-naked, going door to door for assist however receiving none has sparked huge outrage. One man is seen shooing her away as she approaches him. She obtained assist solely after she reached an ashram within the neighbourhood.
The priest mentioned the lady was chatting with them, however they may not perceive her correctly. “We requested her title, about her household. We assured her that she is secure and that she ought to share contact particulars of her household in order that we are able to get in contact. However she was very scared,” Mr Sharma mentioned.
The priest mentioned the lady was capable of belief him as they waited for the cops to reach. “At any time when another person approached her, she tried to cover behind me. Then police got here and took her with them.”
The lady was speaking about some place, the priest mentioned, including that they may not perceive the situation.
Police have shaped a Particular Investigation Group to analyze the incident. A case of rape has been registered and provisions of the stringent Safety of Kids from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act have been invoked.
State dwelling minister Narottam Mishra yesterday mentioned the situation of the lady is now secure.
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