Step-daughter set ablaze by father in Haryana, dies

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 20:06

Jind: A man allegedly killed his teenage step-daughter by setting her ablaze when she was sleeping, police said on Sunday.

The incident took place last night in Dumerkha village of the district.

The girl was taken to a government hospital with serious burn injuries and was subsequently referred to PGIMS, Rohtak, where she died.

The accused Sant Ram, who is absconding, had earlier aksi tried to electrocute the girl, police said.

First Published: Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 20:05

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