In an unfortunate development in the Sakinaka rape case, the 34-year-old victim who was raped and brutally assaulted inside a stationary tempo at Sakinaka died while undergoing treatment at Rajawadi hospital on Saturday afternoon. The police have already arrested one Mohan Chouhan, 45, for allegedly raping and assaulting the woman. Now section 302 of the IPC (murder) will be added to the case, said Sakinaka police officials.
According to Sakinaka police officials, the incident came to light around 3.15 am on Friday when a security guard working at a company in Rasheed Compound, Khairani Road in Sakinaka informed the police control room about a woman being assaulted inside a tempo and asked for immediate help.
Before the police team could reach the accused already fled from the spot. Looking at the condition of the woman, the police drove the same tempo and rushed her to Rajawadi hospital. During treatment, the doctors found severe injuries to her private parts. Accordingly, the Sakinaka police registered an offence of rape, unnatural sex along with sections of attempt to murder on the complaint of the security guard and began their investigation.
With the help of CCTV footage, the Sakinaka police managed to nab Chouhan who was trying to flee, said police. Chouhan who is a driver also does odd jobs said Sakinaka police officials.
The woman who remained critical could not regain consciousness and breathed her last at around 12 pm on Saturday, said Sakinaka police officials.