Physically-challenged girl gang-raped

Patna: A 21-year-old physically-challenged girl has been allegedly gang-raped by two youths in Bihar’s Purnea district, police said on Friday.

The girl, who was found lying unconscious without clothes in a paddy field in Kasba town of the district on Thursday, is battling for her life in a hospital, according to the police.

Purnea Superintendent of Police Vishal Sharma said an FIR has been lodged in this connection and the victim admitted in the Sadar Hospital for treatment.

Sadar Hospital Superintendent Dr G.K. Singh, however, said the victim’s condition is critical and she has been referred to a hospital in Bhagalpur district.