New Delhi : The Apex Court of India (Supreme Court) directed the Unnao rape survivor to be airlifted to Delhi who suffered serious injuries in a car-truck collision last week. The rape victim is in critical condition who needs better treatment for which she will be air lifted to Delhi’s AIIMS. Minutes before, the apex court had deferred the hearing on the issue of transfer of the woman and her injured lawyer, for further hearing on Friday as no one on behalf of their families appeared and sought their transfer here.
Supreme Court of India orders Unnao Rape Survivor to be airlifted to AIIMS, Delhi
However, the lawyer of the family later appeared before a bench of Justice Deepak Gupta and Anirudha Bose and said the mother now wanted here injured daughter to be shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for better care as she was still critical.
Supreme Court orders Unnao rape victim to be brought to Delhi for better treatment
The Bench took note of submissions of lawyer D. Ramakrishna Reddy, appearing for the victim, and ordered that she be transferred from the King George’s Medical College in Lucknow to the AIIMS.
Fixing the case on Friday, it also made clear that the family of the injured lawyer can also seek the same relief and approach it as and when they need.