While the gruesome incident still lingers in the mind of citizens across the country, the similar attack which took place in Unnao which shook Uttar Pradesh ended in grief. The 23-year-old woman rape victim who was stabbed and set ablaze by five locals died at 11.40pm on Friday following cardiac arrest. After almost 43 hours of battle with death, the victim yielded to 90 per cent burn injuries, confirmed the spokesperson for Safdarjung Hospital. This attack followed by Disha’s murder became a sensation which triggered agitations from across the country.
Netizens including politicians and celebrities took to the social media with hashtag #unnaorape condemning the attacks on women. The victim was raped by two locals of the same village Sindupur in March and the accused were arrested. However, the accused who recently got out of jail on bail poured kerosene and set her ablaze along with three others. Eyewitnesses claim that the victim ran almost a kilometre for help and was rushed to the nearest hospital by a bystander.