Sunday, March 14, 2010

Girl\'s death: report indicates rape

PALAKKAD: The post-mortem report of an 11-year-old schoolgirl who was found hanging at her house at Kalleppully, near here, on January 18 indicates that she was raped before her death.

The report by P.B. Gujaral, police surgeon of Forensic Medicine at District Hospital here, said, �There is evidence of recent vaginal penetration on the body of the child. The vaginal mucosa hymn recently ruptured and almost completely lost except for the remaining injured edges.

There were also injuries on her body, including both the upper and lower lips.

The police surgeon has sent her vaginal swab for further examination.

The parents and relatives of the girl have demanded a thorough inquiry into the alleged killing of the girl, who belongs to a Scheduled Caste .

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