81-yr-old Woman, #Raped, Strangled and Burnt to Death in #Delhi

July 09, 2014

81-year-old Rekha Duggal, the widow of a journalist with a well known news agency, was raped, strangled and burnt to death in her bed, by her domestic help, in her home in Delhi’s upscale Greater Kailash neighborhood.  The domestic help reported it as a fire.  But after initial examination of the body revealed strangulation marks around the neck, he confessed to having raping and then murdering his employee.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/City/Delhi/Journalists-81-year-old-widow-was-raped-before-murder/articleshow/38093624.cms

http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/81-year-old-allegedly-raped-strangled-set-on-fire-by-help-in-south-delhi-home-555659

http://t.co/MaYhiHQW4s Photo of Rekha with the Dalai Lama

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One Response

  1. […] little or no public response. The same is true with the rapes and/or killings of divorced women and widows. These women after all are no man’s “property.” Perhaps, in some way, seen as sexual resource […]

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