Minor girl gets bravery award posthumously

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Aizawl, Nov 30 (UNI) A minor girl, from Kawrtethawveng village in Mizoram, will be posthumously awarded the prestigious Geeta Chopra Award, 2007, a national bravery award for children between 6-18 years of age.

Lalrempuii had died while trying to defend herself from her rapist on September 14 last year.

Sources said the rapist was still roaming scot-free.

Her parents will receive the award from President Pratibha Patil on January 26 on the occasion of Republic Day at New Delhi.

UNI

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