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  • 9:33 PM IST

    Unnao Case LIVE Updates: Mortal remains of Unnao rape victim have been brought to her village, from Safdarjung hospital in Delhi. She had passed away last night during treatment.

  • 8:33 PM IST

    Unnao Case LIVE Updates: “I am going to write to Chief Ministers of all states and Chief Justices of High Courts to appeal that investigation in rape cases involving minors should complete within 2 months. I have issued necessary directions to my department as well,” said Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad,

  • 6:57 PM IST

    Unnao Case LIVE Updates: Women safety is never a priority for any state or central govt. We all need to rise above our political differences and speak against crime in one voice. All loopholes need to be fixed to ensure timely justice to women, says Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel

  • 6:56 PM IST
    Unnao Case LIVE Updates : There has to be a full stop to such incidents. Justice should be delivered at the earliest, it shouldn’t take years & the victim is killed in the meantime. Laws should be amended so that accused don’t get bail in such cases, Telangana veterinarian’s sister said while talking about Unnao case.
  • 6:49 PM IST
    Unnao Case LIVE Updates: Section 356 has been framed in Constitution, so that in case a state govt doesn’t function as per Constitution, then the govt must be dissolved & President’s Rule should be imposed in the state, Says SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav on being asked about crimes against women in UP:
  • 6:49 PM IST

    Unnao Case LIVE Updates: District Magistrate will give a cheque worth Rs 25 lakhs to Unnao rape victim’s family as financial assistance. Also, as per the family’s demand, a house will be allotted to them under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, says State Minister Kamal Rani Varun

  • 5:19 PM IST

    Unnao Case LIVE Updates: In Lucknow, UP Congress state chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and other party workers were detained by police. They were protesting against the Yogi Adityanath government, a day after Unnao rape case victim passed away at Safdarjung hospital.

  • 5:18 PM IST

  • 5:17 PM IST

    Unnao Case LIVE Updates: Samajwadi Party state President Naresh Uttam Patel and other party leaders visit Unnao rape victim’s residence.

  • 4:50 PM IST

New Delhi: As condolences pour in over the death of the Unnao rape victim who suffered a cardiac arrest on Friday night, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the case will be taken to a fast-track court to ensure speedy justice.

The Unnao rape victim, who was set afire by five men on Thursday passed away at national capital’s Safdarjung Hospital on Friday night. The woman breathed her last at 11:40 PM on December 6. “She suffered cardiac arrest at 11:10 pm and we tried to resuscitate her, but she could not survive and at 11:40 pm she died”, news agency ANI quoted Dr Shalabh Kumar, HOD (burns and plastic) as saying.

The rape survivor had reportedly told her brother that she wanted to live. Speaking to a leading news channel her brother had stated that she wanted capital punishment for the accused.

Earlier in the day, her father had expressed fear that she may not survive. “My daughter’s condition is extremely critical, only God can save her now,” he had told media persons.

On December 5, the woman was admitted to a Lucknow hospital with 90 per cent burns, later she was airlifted to Delhi and admitted to the Safdarjung Hospital in extremely critical condition. The Delhi Traffic Police had provided a “green corridor” for hindrance-free movement of the ambulance carrying her from the airport to the hospital.