DCP (Shahdara) told The Quint, "One of the accused, a woman, has alleged that the survivor is 'responsible' for the death of her 16-year-old son. The boy had died by suicide last year, as per the accused."
The survivor's cousin told The Quint, "My sister lived in this colony till she got married a few years ago. After that, she moved to a different area, a few kilometres away, with her husband. On Wednesday, she was kidnapped from her house, brought to a house in this colony, locked up in a room, and gang-raped." The survivor's sister and father, who is differently-abled, live in the locality.
The survivor's sister told ANI that a boy living in the neighbourhood, who had claimed to the love the survivor, had died by suicide last year, and since then, the survivor was blamed for his demise by the family.