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Azad meets family of rape victim at AIIMS

April 20, 2013 14:39 IST

Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday met the family of the five-year-old rape victim at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and enquired about her health.

The minister assured the girl's parents of all help and medical care of the victim. He also met the doctors looking after her treatment and instructed them to provide best medical treatment. The minister stayed in the hospital for 15 minutes.

The rape victim was shifted to AIIMS on Friday evening. The girl was brutally raped and assaulted allegedly by her neighbour while being held captive and starved for two days. She also contracted infection from foreign objects inserted in her body.

The horrific incident took place in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar. The girl, who was missing from April 15 evening, was rescued on April 17 from the ground floor of the building where her family was staying.

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