India: 16 year-old UP girl set on fire for resisting rape

January 17, 2014 | By | Reply More

Jan 17, – A 16-year-old girl was on Thursday set on fire in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district after she allegedly resisted a rape attempt.

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The girl, a student of Class 9, has suffered 90 per cent burns and is battling for life at the Aligarh Medical College.

The incident occurred in Pahasu area where the accused, a local, allegedly tried to rape the teen at her house. When she resisted, he allegedly poured kerosene over her and set her on fire.

Police has filed a case of attempt to rape and attempt to murder against the man who is absconding.

Press journalist for HRO media – M Yousaf contributed to this report.

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