Preliminary medical report of the alleged Rajganj rape case victims finds no evidence of gang rape: Ananya Chakraborty

Jalpaiguri, 13th September: Ananya Chakraborty, chairperson of the State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights, claimed that no evidence of gang-rape has been reported in the initial medical report of the Rajganj gang-rape victims.

On Sunday, a three-member team including the State Child Rights Protection Commission Chairperson Ananya Chakraborty arrived in Jalpaiguri from Kolkata. At first, the team reached Jalpaiguri Super Specialty Hospital and interacted with the victim. Following which, they held a meeting with the Jalpaiguri Circuit House DM Abhishek Tiwari, District Police Superintendent Pradeep Kumar Yadav and Child Welfare Committee Chairperson Baby Upadhyaya.

After the meeting, Ananya Chakraborty stated that the police investigation is not over yet. However, the medical report has not found any evidence of gang rape so far. She further stated that the police have been asked to arrange strict security for the deceased’s younger sister, who is in a stable condition at the moment.

It is to be noted that the two sisters from the Rajganj block Sanyasikata village area were returning home from their uncle’s house on Friday, during which they were abducted by five youths and gang-raped in a nearby tea garden.

Reportedly, the duo returned home on September 6 and attempted suicide. While the elder sister lost her life, the younger one was rushed to North Bengal Medical College Hospital in a critical condition.

Based on the allegations made by the younger sister, the family of the minor lodged a complaint against 5 youths at Rajganj police station. The police launched investigations and then arrested the 5 accused youths.

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