India gang rape victim sent to Singapore hospital for treatment
NEW DELHI - A 23-year-old Indian medical student, who is fighting for her life after a gang rape that has sparked protests in India, has been flown to Singapore for further medical treatment at Mount Elizabeth Hospital.
She is accompanied by her parents and a team of Indian doctors led by Dr Yatin Gupta, head of the critical care unit at Delhi's Safdarjung hospital, where she was under treatment.
The Cabinet made the decision to fly her and her parents at government cost to Singapore based on the advice of a team of government and private doctors.
The victim's and her parents' passports and visa were expedited by the Ministry of External Affairs following the cabinet decision on Wednesday.