Girl burnt alive for refusing to marry

A girl was burnt alive by unidentified persons after she refused to marry a man who demanded dowry at Bhadauni village in Bihar`s Nawada district.

Last Updated: May 30, 2012, 19:02 PM IST

Naawada: In a bizarre incident, a girl was burnt alive by unidentified persons after she refused to marry a man who demanded dowry at Bhadauni village in Bihar`s Naawada district on Wednesday, police said.

Sources revealed that the girl had refused to marry a man following dowry demand, police said.

Unidentified persons then overpowered her, sprinkled kerosene and set her on fire, the sources said.
The injured girl was later admitted to a government hospital here where she succumbed to serious burn injuries, they said.

PTI