TDoR 2019 / 2019 / January / 16 / Alka


Age 21
16 Jan 2019
Tatapani,, Balrampur (India)
Murdered and mutilated


Alka was murdered by two men after they discovered she was transgender. Her killers then mutilated her genitals before abandoning her body.

Reportedly Alka had met Saurabh Gupta and his friend Shashank Gupta at Tatapani festival ground and they drove her to a secluded location before killing her. One of the accused has served punishment for gang-rape in the past.

Alka had left her home at the age of 16 after accepting her gender identity.

Report added: 2 Feb 2019. Last updated: 16 Jul 2019

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