Delhi's Rape Horror: Protesters lay siege to CM's residence

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New Delhi, Dec 19: The condition of 23-year-old gangrape victim is critical, doctors said on Wednesday, Dec 19. Moreover, protests demanding justice for the victim continued for the second day across New Delhi.

Protesters marched to Chief Minister Sheila Dixit's residence and shouted slogans, demanding justice. Police resorted to lathicharge to disperse the crowd.

Large number of youths protested at Jantar Mantar, demanding stringent of action against the rapists. Several BJP leaders joined the protest.

Many have demanded capital punishment for the criminals, who brutally raped, beat and threw the victim out of a moving bus (the crime scene) on the roads to die.

Activists and common people protested outside the Delhi Police HQ, said TV reports. They want steps be taken to make the city safer for women. The protestors blocked the busy road near ITO circle; they say that no one listens to them until they take such steps.

According to TV reports, vital organs of the girl are permanently damaged. She is on a ventilator in the hospital's ICU and is getting a regular infusion of morphine to control the pain, doctors treating her claim that the pain is so excruciating that despite the morphine dose she is conscious.

The next 24 hours are critical, if she pulls through, her chances of survival will improve. India prays.

Doctors treating the girl say that they have never seen such brutality on a sex crime victim. They said she is in extreme pain and has been put on a steady dose of Morphine hoping that it will provide some succour.

Her condition had improved yesterday morning after she was operated upon on Sunday night but her condition deteriorated by yesterday evening. Doctors are battling to keep infections at bay as the injuries are extensive. Her platelet count had dropped, with blood pressure being unstable.

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