GUWAHATI: A 15-year-old deaf and mute girl has been allegedly gang-raped in Bihar’s Madhubani district.
Her eyes were impaired with a blunt instrument so that she couldn’t recognize the culprits, police said on Wednesday.
The girl is said to be in a critical condition and both her eyes were damaged but it is not yet confirmed if she has completely lost her eyesight, doctors attending to the girl said.
According to the Superintendent of Police, Satya Prakash, three people who hail from the same village have been detained in connection with the case that took place in Kauwaha Barhi village in Harlakhi police station area on Tuesday.
Village head Ram, Ekbal Mandal, stated that the incident took place when the girl took her goats for grazing to a field outside the village with some other children.
The girl was later admitted to the nearby Umgaon community health centre, where doctors referred her to Madhubani Sadar Hospital given her critical condition, Harlakhi police station SHO, Prem Lal Paswan said.