Gang-raped girl dies of burn injuries in hospital

Gang-raped girl dies of burn injuries in hospital

Etawah: The 20-year-old girl, who was allegedly gang-raped and set afire by a youth in Desarmau village in Ekdil area, died during treatment at a hospital here, officials said here.

The girl died last night, they said.

The victim was undergoing treatment at the hospital in Saifai after she was allegedly gang-raped and set afire by the youth, who was pressurising her to marry and his associates, on July 11.

According to the FIR lodged by the victim's brother, Farman and his five associates raped the girl and then set ablaze her.

Infuriated over the incident, the locals had tried to set Farman's house ablaze but the elders in the village mediated and brought the situation under control.

PTI

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