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College girl dies after being gang-raped, set on fire in UP

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013 - 11:24

Zee Media Bureau

Etawah: In a shocker from Uttar Pradesh, a college student has died after allegedly being gang-raped and set on fire in Etawah district, from where Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was elected to the Lok Sabha.

Reports said the girl was gang-raped by men known to her. She was admitted to a hospital in Saifai with serious burn injuries and lost the battle for life this morning.

As per the police, the incident happened on Tuesday evening when a young man known to the girl invited her to his home. Four other men were waiting at the house when the victim arrived.
The accused allegedly set her on fire using kerosene when the girl resisted and threatened to report the matter to the police.

The police had earlier registered a case of rape and attempt to murder but have not been able to make any arrests so far.

First Published: Friday, July 12, 2013 - 10:29
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