Delhi Gang-Rape Victim Suffered Brain Injury
Police fired after ignoring another allegation
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Dec 28, 2012 6:19 AM CST
Indian protesters listen to a speaker during a protest against a recent gang rape of a young woman in a moving bus in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.   (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

(Newser) – The New Delhi woman whose rape set off huge protests is now "fighting for her life" in a Singapore hospital, its chief executive says. "In addition to her prior cardiac arrest, she also had infection of her lungs and abdomen, as well as significant brain injury." She has already been through three surgeries in India, the Times of India notes. Meanwhile, another woman who reported a gang rape has committed suicide, the AP reports.

Two officers have now been fired and one suspended in that case; insiders say that instead of responding to the case, police harassed the 18-year-old after she reported it on Nov. 27. The three suspects in the attack weren't arrested until last night. Another police officer has been suspended in a third rape case after he reportedly refused to register the allegations against a driver.

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Dec 28, 2012 6:35 PM CST
So, do we American taxpayers pay (foreign aid) India to exist, or something? Uh, if so, WHY????? What, exactly, has this sty of a country done for us lately, except steal our call center jobs and send us its "doctors"?
Dec 28, 2012 2:09 PM CST
Americans rape a woman a month in Okinawa-since 1945. Death camps await America!
Dec 28, 2012 8:48 AM CST
The police authorities in India are infamously known to be riddled with corruption. Molestationand rape of indian women have been going on for umpteen years, and the Indian government has chosen to turn a blind eye.