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Bhopal rape case: Victim out of danger, says Chitnis

Updated: Aug 31, 2016 19:27 IST

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Aug. 31 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Women and Child Development Minister Archana Chitnis on Wednesday said the two-year old girl, who was raped in Bhopal city this morning, is now out of danger and has gained consciousness.

Chitnis told the media that the girl has now been shifted to the ICU.

"Her parents, mother Jyoti and father Rampal, are in the hospital. They hail from Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district and visit Bhopal frequently to collect leaves for their goats," Chitnis said.

"She will be in the ICU for two to three days and the administration is on their toes to catch the perpetrators of the crime," she added.

The Minister said that Jahangirabad Sub-inspector Jitendra Chandariya brought the victim to the hospital along with a person named Manoj, who found the girl when he was going to the washroom.

"He (Manoj) immediately informed the police... He and his wife Jyoti did not wait for any emergency vehicle and directly took her to the hospital in an auto-rickshaw," she added while informing that the untoward incident took place in Aishbagh.

Dr Karan Pipre, the superintendent of Sultania Zanana Hospital, said the victim has been given medical treatment and is presently being treated in the ICU.

"Doctors have been given her medication and at the moment the child is fine and undergoing further treatment," Dr Pipre said.

"We have given her antibiotics so that she can recover fast. When she will be fine completely, we'll discharge her with full grace and will provide her with all the medication required for her to be fine in the future," he added. (ANI)