Up Girl Stabbed For Resisting Rape
Up Girl Stabbed For Resisting Rape

On 18th June, In the Ghur-purwa village of Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh, a 14-year-old girl, Preeti, was stabbed in both her eyes by men who tried to rape her on early morning. She was dragged into the fields by the assailants Kuldeep and Niranjan and when she resisted, they assaulted her and stabbed her eyes. She was discovered in the fields by villagers and was later rushed to the district hospital. The doctors attending to the girl have said that her left eye and the cornea of her right eye have been badly damaged.

"The left eye is completely damaged. The inner parts of the eye are severely damaged. The cornea is badly damaged, may not come back to its normal condition," said the doctor who operated upon her.

She has now been referred to a hospital in Kanpur for treatment.

Meanwhile, one of the accused, Niranjan, has been arrested.

"The two accused are from the girl's village," said Rajendra Singh, Superintendent of Police, Kannauj.

A case of rape and attempt to murder has been registered against the two accused.

A constable and a sub-inspector have been suspended as they failed to register an FIR when the girl was first brought to the police station.