Delhi gang-rape case: Girl critical, admitted to Singapore hospital


The 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim was admitted on Thursday morning to the Mount ElizabethHospital’s intensive care unit in Singapore in an extremely critical condition, a hospital spokesperson said.

“The patient arrived at Mount Elizabeth Hospital’s intensive care unit this morning in an extremely critical condition,” the spokesperson said.

“She is being examined and the hospital is working with the Indian High Commission. We request that the privacy of the patient and family be respected,” the spokesperson said.

Earlier, the Indian High Commission in Singapore said that the plane carrying the girl landed at the Changi International Airport at 7.30am (5am IST).

Earlier, Late on Wednesday night, the rape victim was flown in a special air ambulance to Singapore.

“Her health is precarious, that’s the main issue before the government,” said a Union minister, not wanting to be identified. Doctors at Safdarjung Hospital where Nirbhaya (a symbolic name given to the victim by the TOI) was being treated for the last one week were hesitant to hold out hope. “Still, the fight to save her is just as strong,” said a doctor.

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