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Unnao rape case LATEST updates: SC defers airlifting of survivor to Delhi till Monday; family insists treatment to continue in Lucknow

Unnao rape case LATEST updates: The Supreme Court on Firiday said that the Unnao teen survivor will not be airlifted to AIIMS in Delhi till Monday after her family insisted the treatment be continued in Lucknow due to her unstable condition.

FP Staff August 02, 2019 12:46:40 IST
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Unnao rape case LATEST updates: SC defers airlifting of survivor to Delhi till Monday; family insists treatment to continue in Lucknow
  • The apex court also ordered an interim compensation of Rs 25 lakhs, which will be paid by the Uttar Pradesh government to the survivor

  • The apex court has also ordered that a sum of 20 lakhs be paid to the lawyer of the Unnao rape case survivor who was severely wounded in the accident on 28 July

  • The designated judge in Delhi will commence the trial on day-to-day basis and complete the proceedings within 45 days

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Aug 02, 2019 - 12:36 (IST)

Movement of Unnao survivor, her lawyer to Delhi deferred due to unstable health condition: SC

The Supreme Court said that there was hesitation on the part of family members of both the Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer to transfer them to Delhi for medical treatment.

"So far as the movement of victim and lawyer for medical treatment is concerned there appears to be hesitation on the part of the family members, so we shall defer giving orders to Monday," the top court said.

Earlier, the survivor’s lawyer had informed the court that the survivor's mother was of the view that for present the girl should remain in the Lucknow hospital since she still is unconscious. 

Aug 02, 2019 - 12:23 (IST)

RECAP | SC orders compensation of 25 lakhs to Unnao rape survivor 

On Thursday, the apex court had ordered an interim compensation of Rs 25 lakhs to the survivor. The sum has to be paid by the Uttar Pradesh government to the survivor.

The top court has also ordered that a sum of 20 lakhs be paid to the lawyer of the girl who was also severely wounded in the accident on 28 July in Rae Bareli. The survivor was travelling with her family when a truck hit their car in Rae Bareli district on Sunday. Two relatives were killed, while the girl and her lawyer suffered critical injuries and were undergoing treatment at a Lucknow hospital.

The family has alleged there was a conspiracy behind the incident.

Aug 02, 2019 - 12:13 (IST)

SC defers decision on airlifting of Unnao rape survivor to AIIMS in Delhi

The Supreme Court on Friday said that the Unnao teen survivor will not be airlifted to AIIMS in Delhi till Monday after her family insisted the treatment be continued in Lucknow due to her unstable condition.

The apex court said, "Unnao rape survivor's family at liberty to take call on shifting her to AIIMS from Lucknow hospital."

Aug 02, 2019 - 12:02 (IST)

SC orders media to refrain from disclosing identity of Unnao rape survivor

The apex court also ordered on Friday that no media houses will "directly, indirectly or in any manner" reveal the identity of Unnao teen survivor. 

Aug 02, 2019 - 11:50 (IST)

SC orders transfer of survivor's father to Tihar jail

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the transfer of Unnao teen survivor's uncle from Uttar Pradesh jail to Tihar in Delhi.

Aug 02, 2019 - 11:49 (IST)

SC begins hearing on Unnao rape case today 

Unnao rape case LATEST updates: The Supreme Court on Firiday said that the Unnao teen survivor will not be airlifted to AIIMS in Delhi till Monday after her family insisted the treatment be continued in Lucknow due to her unstable condition.

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the transfer of Unnao teen survivor's uncle from Uttar Pradesh jail to Tihar in Delhi.

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the shifting of the Unnao rape survivor from the King George Medical College in Uttar Pradesh to AIIMS in Delhi. The apex court also ordered an interim compensation of Rs 25 lakhs to the survivor. The sum has to be paid by the Uttar Pradesh government to the survivor.

The apex court has also ordered that a sum of 20 lakhs be paid to the lawyer of the Unnao rape case survivor who was severely wounded in the accident on 28 July. The lawyer also is to be shifted to AIIMS Delhi.

The designated judge in Delhi will commence the trial on day-to-day basis and complete the proceedings within 45 days. During the judgment, the top court also ordered the transfer of all cases from Uttar Pradesh to Delhi.

Acting in compliance with a Supreme Court order, the state government Thursday handed over a cheque of Rs 25 lakh to the Unnao rape survivor's family.

"A cheque of Rs 25 lakh was handed over to the family members of the Unnao rape survivor by district magistrate of Lucknow Kaushal Raj Sharma and SSP Lucknow Kalanidhi Naithani," Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said in a statement in Lucknow.

The Unnao teen survivor was travelling with her family when a truck hit their car in Rae Bareli district on Sunday. Two relatives were killed, while the girl and her lawyer suffered critical injuries and were undergoing treatment at a Lucknow hospital. The family has alleged there was a conspiracy behind the incident.

With inputs from PTI

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