Minor Dalit girl gangraped, set ablaze in UP

 A minor Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped and set ablaze by three persons in Godsaiya village here.

PTI| Updated: Feb 27, 2016, 13:42 PM IST

Ghazipur: A minor Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped and set ablaze by three persons in Godsaiya village here.

The girl had gone to relieve herself in a field when three youth of the same village allegedly gangraped her on Friday evening, police said.

Before fleeing, they poured kerosene on her and set her ablaze, they said.

She was rescued by locals and admitted to the district hospital by police after the incident.

An FIR has been lodged against Sonu Yadav, Pradip Yadav and another person after a complaint by the victim's grandfather, SP Ram Kishore Verma said.