Military staff beats pregnant woman in Tabit, North Darfur

One of the Sudanese army personnel in Tabit, North Darfur, beats a pregnant woman into a coma. She is transferred to a clinic for examination.

One of the army personnel in Tabit area, North Darfur, beat a pregnant woman into a coma on Thursday. The beatings caused her serious injuries and haemorrhage, for which she is being treated at an external health clinic.

A relative of the victim told Dabanga Sudan that one of the army personnel beat her with rifle butts. The woman is several months pregnant. The relative added that she is one of the victims of the mass rape by Sudanese soldiers in Tabit on 31 October and 1 November last year.

After obtaining the form for medical evidence at the police station, Form 8, she was transferred to El Fasher Teaching Hospital on Thursday, still comatose. The teaching hospital transferred her to another hospital, after which she was transferred to an external clinic for medical examinations and X-rays.

The relative explained that although the family reported the incident to the authorities, the latter did not yet take action against the perpetrator.