Delhi rape: Health Minister Ghulam Azad meets five-year-old's family

Delhi rape: Health Minister Ghulam Azad meets five-year-old's family
New Delhi Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday met the family of the five-year-old girl at AIIMS and enquired about her health.

The minister assured the girl's parents of every kind of help and medical care for the their daughter. He also met the doctors looking after her treatment and instructed them to provide the best medical treatment.

The minister stayed in the hospital for 15 minutes.

The child was shifted to AIIMS on Friday evening.

The girl was brutally raped and assaulted allegedly by her neighbour while being held captive and starved for two days. She also contracted infection from foreign objects inserted in her body.

The horrific incident took place in east Delhi's Gandhi Nagar. The girl, who was missing from April 15 evening, was rescued on April 17 from the ground floor of the building where her family was staying.

Story First Published: April 20, 2013 13:55 IST

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