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(Scroll down for video) 2 men were arrested and charged with rape and murder related charges after raping a 5-year-old girl to death in India, according to a statement made by a senior police official in India.
The girl died after being raped in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, an official said Tuesday, in the latest in a series of brutal attacks that have caused outrage in the country.
The girl suffered a cardiac arrest and died Monday at a hospital in the city of Nagpur, in the neighboring state of Maharashtra, where she was being treated for injuries from the assault, Bharat Yadav, a police official in the local province said.
As we reported earlier, two men was arrested and charged with rape related charges after raping a 5-year-old girl and locking her up for 2 days, according to police reports in India.
The girl, was initially in serious condition Saturday after being raped and tortured by two men who locked her in a room in the capital of India for two days, officials said.
The incident, caused outrage across India.
The girl disappeared on Monday and was found Wednesday by neighbors who heard her crying in a room in the same building where she lives with her parents, a police official in Delhi said. The girl was found alone locked in a room and left for dead, he said.
A 24-year-old man who lived in the room where they found the girl was arrested on Saturday in Muzaffarpur in Bihar state, about 1,000 kilometers or 620 miles east of New Delhi. The man was flown to New Delhi, where a judge ordered his detention.
The girl suffered severe internal injuries, cuts and bite marks on the face and torso, a medical superintendent of the government-run hospital in New Delhi, where she was being treated said. The official described the condition of the girl as serious and said doctors were trying to stabilize her condition.
“This man is worse than an animal for torturing a little innocent girl like that and leaving her to die alone in a locked room. He deserves the death penalty,” Edna Kumar, 43, of New Delhi, India told YourJewishNews.com after learning about the girl.
Some are outraged after reports circulated that police refused to open an investigation when the parents of the girl came to report the girl missing.Mobile video not loading? Click here to view