Saudi diplomat case: Medical exam confirms injuries on victims
Medical reports of the two rescued Nepalese women has confirmed that they were subjected to unnatural sex. The women had bruises all over their body, including near their private parts, said the six-page medico-legal report.india Updated: Sep 13, 2015 18:04 IST
Medical reports of the two rescued Nepalese women has confirmed that they were subjected to unnatural sex. The women had bruises all over their body, including near their private parts, said the six-page medico-legal report.
The examination was conducted at the General Hospital in Civil Lines, Gurgaon. According to hospital sources, the younger of the two victims — who is 25 years old — had developed an infection in her anus and pelvic area. Her vagina was found to be severely bruised and damaged. Sources said the reports corroborated most of the claims made by the victims.
“We conducted the examination on police request after 2 pm on Wednesday and submitted the report this morning. It has been sent to the police, the embassies of both countries and the ministry of external affairs,” said Dr Kanta Goel, principal medical officer (PMO), Gurgaon.
Sources also said samples of oral swab, anal swab and vaginal swab of both victims were sent for further testing.
Meanwhile, the two women reached Kathmandu on Thursday afternoon, aided by NGO Maiti India. Their flight tickets were booked for Wednesday night, but they had to stay back due to a delay in medical investigation and recording of statement.
The Gurgaon police wanted them to stay back until all investigations are completed but the victims urged the NGO to send them back. But they assured the police of flying back whenever required.
Balkrishan Pandey, Maiti India convenor, said, “We reached Delhi airport at 9am on Thursday. The victims were tired and did not want to stay back.
Their condition was pathetic and they were in agony. Ever since they were rescued, they have not had any rest. They have been running from one place to another for statements.”
Navdeep Singh Virk, Gurgaon police commissioner, said, “There was no point keeping them here unnecessarily and we cannot force the victims to stay back.”
“I believe we have carried out a quick, transparent and scientific investigation so far, in this case, and presented our findings before the ministry of external affairs, New Delhi. We are awaiting further instructions from the MEA,” he said.
The victims, who were brought to India from Nepal by road via UP, were allegedly kept captive at the Saudi diplomat’s house for the past four months and repeatedly abused sexually.
The victims earlier told HT that they were raped and sodomised by six-seven men at a time, including the diplomat and his guests. They said they were denied food for days and were threatened of murder if they resisted the assault or tried to escape.
The diplomat and his family members were shifted to Delhi on Wednesday morning. The Saudi Arabian embassy has more flats on lease in an upscale society, said police.
On Thursday, a women’s group protested outside the Saudi Arabian embassy in Delhi against the incident.
First Published: Sep 11, 2015 07:35 IST