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UP shocker: 16-year-old girl set on fire for resisting rape

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 08:45

Zee Media Bureau

Lucknow: A 16-year-old girl was set on fire after she resisted a rape attempt. The incident happened in Uttar Pradesh`s Bulandshahr district on Thursday.

The accused tried to rape the class nine school girl when she was alone at her home. When the girl resisted his advances he poured kerosene over her and set her on fire.
The girl has suffered severe burn injuries and is battling for her life at the Aligarh Medical College.
The UP police have filed a case of attempt to murder and attempt to rape rape against the absconding youth.

First Published: Friday, January 17, 2014 - 08:45
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