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Condition of five-year-old rape victim stable

New Delhi: The condition of the five-year- old girl, who was raped and brutalised allegedly by her 22-year-old neighbour, is today stable though she has suffered serious injuries in the assault, doctors attending on her said.

AIIMS Medical Superintendent Dr D K Sharma told reporters that the child's vital parameters are under permissible limit.

"The girl is stable, conscious, alert and talking.All her vital parameters are under permissible limit.She is not in ICU but under close monitoring," Sharma said.

The girl, who was held captive in a house in Gandhi Nagar with no food and water, was shifted to AIIMS last evening from Swami Dayanand Hospital.

"The detailed medical examination and surgical procedure was done under general anaesthesia at 12:15 am. She was found to be having serious injuries."

"At present her general condition is stable and she has been under close observation and monitoring. She has been put on IV fluid and antibiotics, she is conscious, alert and all her parameters are within normal limits."

"Definitive corrective surgery will need detailed planning and will be decided after the infection is controlled," Sharma said.

She was found to be have suffered severe injuries in her perineum and the required colostomy procedure to divert stools has been done, he said.

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