OFFICE OF THE CHIEF MINISTER
GOVERNMENT OF NCT OF DELHI
CM meets the minor rape victim and her father at the Safdarjung Hospital
· Doctors inform the CM about the condition of the minor girl
· CM announces a financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh for her family
Chief Minister, Shri Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday went to the Safdarjung Hospital to meet the six year-old minor rape victim, who is admitted there with brutal injury marks all over her body.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by the Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson and members, who had first reported this brutal case from Janakpuri on Monday.
Shri Kejriwal also met the father of the minor victim and enquired about her health condition from the senior doctors of the hospital.
The Chief Minister was informed that the minor victim’s condition is now stable, though the treatment will take a long time and further surgeries will be required to bring her to normalcy.
“I am horrified after seeing the condition of six year-old girl child in Safdarjung Hospital. Met her father. What society do we live in? Delhi government will provide Rs 10 lakh financial assistance & best legal help. We will make best efforts so that accused gets exemplary punishment,” the Chief Minister stated.
Shri Kejriwal told the victim’s father that the Delhi government will provide a financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh to the family and all possible legal aid in the form of best lawyers will be provided to ensure harshest punishment to the accused in this case of extreme brutality.
The chief Minister has expressed concern over the law and order situation in Delhi, and stated that the Delhi government is willing to work with all concerned to ensure children and women safety in the national capital.
Exemplary punishment must be given to those committing heinous crimes against minors so that an effective deterrent sends out a clear signal in the society.