Sonia meets rape victim at AIIMS (21:52) New Delhi, April 20 : Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Saturday met the five-year-old rape victim undergoing treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, informed sources said.
The girl was abducted April 15 and kept hostage for two days without food and water in a room in which her attacker lived, on the ground floor of the building in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar. The girl, who was repeatedly raped, was rescued when members of her family heard her screams Wednesday, police said.The accused was arrested from his village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.
The girl was admitted to Swami Dayanand Hospital in east Delhi and later shifted to AIIMS Friday evening.
At present her general condition is stable, said AIIMS officials.
(Posted on 20-04-2013)