New Delhi: In the wake of the horrific incident of gangrape with a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in Delhi on Sunday night, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday demanded capital punishment for the culprits.

“There are no words to condemn such incidents. A victim of rape is neither dead nor alive. Even if the wounds of the victim heal physically, the mental trauma makes her a living dead,” the leader said during the during the Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha.

The brutal rape and torture occurred on Sunday night when the girl and her male friend boarded a private bus at Munirka to go to Dwarka after watching a movie. The victim is battling for life in Safdarjung Hospital. The couple was thrown off the bus near Mahipalpur. The male friend was taken to Safdarjung but discharged after treatment for his injuries on Monday.


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