Mortal remains of Unnao rape victim being taken for last rites

The mortal remains of Unnao rape victim is now being taken for last rites. She passed away during treatment at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital on December 6.

Lucknow: Ahead of the death of Unnao rape victim, her family has refused to cremate the 23-year-old woman’s body until the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits them.

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The mortal remains of Unnao rape victim is now being taken for last rites. She passed away during treatment at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital on December 6.

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The woman passed away on Friday night after suffering from 90 per cent burns. She was set on fire by five men on Thursday while she was on her way to Raebareli for a hearing of the rape case she had filed against the same men.

Labour Minister Swami Prasad Maurya handed over a cheque of Rs 25 lakh as ex-gratia compensation to the father of the Unnao rape victim.

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