In rather bloodcurdling incident, a 15 year old blood cancer patient was raped by two of her friends and was raped again by a man whom she sought help from. Humanity! What’s that?

In an incident that defies all definitions of human empathy a 15 year old blood cancer survivor was gangraped by her friends and a passerby within a span of 6 hours in Lucknow’s Sarojininagar.

A police officer said the girl left home to buy groceries from a nearby market at around 4.30 pm on Saturday. “When the girl was trying to get to her home, at around 11 pm, one Virendra Yadav (38), who was passing by on his Bullet bike, offered to help her and drop her home. The girl accepted his offer. However, he instead took the minor to the roadside, raped her and left her there.

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The minor managed to reach her home at around 3 am on Sunday, after which her father, who had been searching for her, filed a police complaint, and an FIR was lodged. While one of the accused has been arrested, the other two are absconding.

A police officer said the girl left home to buy groceries from a nearby market at around 4.30 pm on Saturday. “While the girl, a patient of initial stage blood cancer, was on her way, an acquaintance told her he would drop her to the market on his bike. But instead of the market, he took her to an abandoned puliya (small bridge), where he and one of his friends allegedly raped her and left her on the roadside,” he added.

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He further said, “When the girl was trying to get to her home, at around 11 pm, one Virendra Yadav (38), who was passing by on his Bullet bike, offered to help her and drop her home. The girl accepted his offer. However, he instead took the minor to the roadside, raped her and left her there.”

Humans were considered to be superior than other animals because of their morality and ethics. But considering what is going on in and around humanity is seemed to have evaporated from earth. Words fail us when we try to articulate the angst we feel while going through such incidents. Are we really fit to be called civilised?