On Monday, in a shocking incident 100-year-old woman died after being raped by a drunk man in a UP village. The incident happened at from Jaani village in Meerut where the old lady lived with her brother.
The rapist is a 35-year-old Ankit Punia, and according to the report, she was intoxicated when he attacked the woman. He was trying to flee when her cries were heard by her neighbors and brother who overpowered Punia and called the police.
The Police officials said that since the helpless lady had died, the youth Punia was charge with the relevant sections of the IPC. He even claimed he was innocent and had not done any crime.
The victim was a bedridden woman, i.e., one of the oldest in the district…..
Punia entered into her house around midnight on Sunday. Embarrassed villagers have sought a death sentence for the culprit, who was produced in a local court and sent to jail. The Family members said the old lady was so fragile that she is not in a condition to do anything during the sexual assault.
Her 40-year-old grandson said:
“SHE WAS VERY WEAK, AND CAN’T EVEN MANAGE TO SAY ANYTHING. WE ADMITTED TO WHERE SHE WAS AND WERE SCARED TO FIND THE YOUTH FORCING HIMSELF ON HER”.
Doctors at the hospital said the patient came in a “terrible condition”…
The victim, who was already ill and was brought to the district hospital in a severe condition. Soon after the medical treatment, she was declared dead by doctors. They even said they had sent reports to a forensic lab in Lucknow to confirm crime.
Station officer at Jani police station, C Sharma said,
“WE IMMEDIATELY REACHED AT THE INCIDENT AGAINST PUNIA UNDER IPC SECTIIONSSPOT AND CALLED AN AMBULANCE TO MOVE THE OLD WOMAN TO THE DISTRICT HOSPITAL. FIR HAS BEEN REGISTERED AGAINST PUNIA UNDER IPC SECTIONS IPC 458 ( HOUSE BREAKING AFTER PREPARATION FOR ASSAULT ) AND IPC 376 (RAPE). APART FROM THIS, RELEVANT SECTIONS OF SC/ST ACT HAVE ALSO BEEN HIT AGAINST THE ACCCCSUED AS THE VICTIM WAS A DALIT”.
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