Nashik rape victim succumbs to burn injuries

Last Updated: Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 11:47

Zeenews Bureau

Nashik: A day after three minor boys raped a 14-year-old girl and set her on fire, the victim succumbed to her injuries on Thursday.

The victim was yesterday admitted at Bytco Hospital with 97 percent burn injuries.

The accused trio forcefully gained entry into the house of the 14-year-old victim at Aringale Farm in Nashik Road area when her parents were away and took turns to rape her, police said, adding the boys then set her ablaze.
Three teenagers were arrested on charges of raping a minor girl at her residence before setting her on fire in which she suffered 96 percent burns, police said on Wednesday.

The accused have been booked under section 307 (attempt to murder) and section 376 (rape) of the IPC.

The names of the victim as well as the accused have been withheld by the police.

Meanwhile, a juvenile court has remanded the trio to a remand home.

First Published: Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 11:47

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