TDoR 2010 / 2009 / October / 20 / Vimlesh (Hijra)

Vimlesh (Hijra)

Age 47

20 Oct 2009
New Delhi (India)
Throat cut

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Vimlesh (Hijra)

Vimlesh was a "guruji", or leader of a local hijra community. She hwas murdered together with another hijra (Meena) by her driver, bodyguard and another man.

They stole her jewelry and car and were later caught by the police. Both victims were found lying in a pool of blood.

Times of India, 21.10.2009, PTI News 04.11.2009

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