- Civil Hospital in Rohtak confirms pregnancy, girl names her stepfather
- She had been admitted to the hospital, her condition is serious
- Medical board of PGIMS Rohtak to meet to decide on steps to be taken
The girl's mother, a migrant labourer from Bihar, took her to a doctor when she discovered her daughter's condition. The doctor confirmed her pregnancy. The girl reportedly told her mother that the accused, who is also her paternal uncle, had been sexually assaulting her and had threatened her against talking about it.
The woman then took her daughter to the women's police station. The police have arrested the accused and registered a case.
The medical board of PGIMS, Rohtak will meet tomorrow to decide on her condition and the steps forward.
Two men have been arrested for the brutality. Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar called the crime "unfortunate". Congress president Sonia Gandhi said the "savage and bone chilling incident had shocked the conscience of the nation, reminding each one of us about the crying need of revisiting the important issue of women's safety and security".
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