The Unnao rape survivor who met with an accident is currently undergoing treatment at the AIIMS Trauma Centre in New Delhi wherein doctors have stated that she is on life support systems as she is critical
New Delhi: The Unnao rape survivor, who was admitted to the AIIMS Trauma Centre in Delhi, remains critical and is on life support system, a senior doctor at the hospital said on Tuesday.
The Delhi Traffic Police on Monday (August 5) created a green corridor to shift the rape survivor to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Trauma Centre from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, covering a distance of around 14 km in 18 minutes.
"She is sick and on life support system needing medication to support her blood pressure. The patient remains critical and is undergoing treatment under multi-disciplinary team of doctors," AIIMS Trauma Centre chief Dr Rajesh Malhotra said.
The rape survivor, who suffered critical injuries in a car-truck collision last week, was airlifted to New Delhi from Lucknow on Monday evening for further treatment following Supreme Court directives in this regard, police said.
"On the advice of AIIMS doctors, the journey of the ambulance carrying the injured person was facilitated by providing free passage. The ambulance left T-1 airport at 9 pm and reached the AIIMS Trauma Centre at 9.18 pm," a senior police officer said.
She and her lawyer suffered critical injuries on July 28 when the car, in which they and two others were travelling, was hit by a truck in Rae Bareli. Two of her relatives were killed in the accident.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which has taken over the investigation into the accident, has booked 10 people for murder, including Uttar Pradesh MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is already in jail, charged with the rape of the woman in 2017 when she was a minor.
The CBI on Sunday (August 4) conducted raids on 17 places in four districts in Uttar Pradesh in connection with Unnao rape case. The CBI raids were conducted at four districts Fatehpur, Banda, Lucknow and Unnao.
On Sunday, the CBI questioned accused Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Sitapur jail and recorded his statement. The agency will also record statement of the rape survivor's uncle who has been shifted to Tihar Jail in Delhi.
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Last Updated Aug 6, 2019, 4:17 PM IST