New Delhi: The brutal Delhi gang rape incident has not yet faded out in our memory. In yet another incident of similar analogy, a girl was badly assaulted on Tuesday by the man who visited her residence to collect money for cable TV service. The culprit attempted rape on the girl. When the victim vehemently opposed him, he beat her up brutally and shoved iron rod in her mouth which caused profuse bleeding.

The victim is said to be in critical condition. The incident took place in Jal Vihar locality in Lajpat Nagar area. The fresh incident of brutal rape attempt on a lady in the national capital reflects that offenders don’t care about the laws which ensure severe punishment for crimes against women as the incident took place within 48 hours of the anti-rape ordinance approved by the President Pranab Mukherjee on February 3.

In a similar incident on December 16, a 23-year-old girl was brutally assaulted and raped by six persons in a moving bus and a rod was pierced through her body causing severe injuries to her after which she died in a Singapore hospital.  

JPN/Bureau

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