Teenagers rape 14-year-old, set her ablaze

Three teenagers were arrested on charges of raping a minor girl at her residence before setting her on fire, police said.

Last Updated: Aug 31, 2011, 20:56 PM IST

Nashik: Three teenagers were today
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.

In a ghastly incident, the accused trio forcefully
gained entry into the house of the the 14-year-old victim at
Aringale Farm in Nashik Road area when her parents were away
and took turns to rape her, they said, adding the boys then
set her ablaze.
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.

According to sources at Bytco Hospital here where the
girl was admitted post the incident, her chances of survival
are slim.
Meanwhile, a juvenile court has remanded the trio to a
remand home.

PTI