Indore: Beaten up by two men who he confronted for misbehaving with his sister, 19-year-old Ravi Dangi bled to death while waiting for an ambulance to arrive. By his side was a police station full of cops who recorded his statement rather than rush him to hospital in one of their vehicles.
Both the attackers - Arun and Sanju - have been detained; the police has registered a case.
On August 21, Ravi and his friend Ankit Agarwal, also 19, both first year students of B Com, took on two men who were misbehaving with Ravi's sister. The eve-teasers, attacked Ankit and Ravi with knives. They then ran away.
"They were teasing his sister and he tried to stop them. He also asked why they were doing this, but they instead stabbed him. One of their names is Sanju, I don't know the other one's name," a friend of the boys said.
A third friend rushed Ankit and Ravi to the Rajendra Nagar police station nearby in the hope, he said, that the police would take them to the hospital.
The police instead summoned an ambulance that took 40 minutes to reach. In that period, the police recorded their statements even as Ravi steadily bled. He died on the way to the hospital.
"At the station, they stopped us for one hour and because of that we were late. They stopped us for asking questions. I kept asking them to take him to the hospital but they said they will enquire first and then take him," says Rajesh Dangi, brother of the victim Ravi.
Story first published:
August 22, 2012 09:19 IST