MP: Girl dies after being raped and set on fire

Barwah: A youth allegedly raped a minor girl and later set her afire at Salakhedi village.

The victim, a std 10th student, died at Indore's MY Hospital on Sunday.

Rajendra, the accused, allegedly raped the girl on January 27, and when she said she would complain about it, he set her ablaze after pouring kerosene on her, said Additional Superintendent of Police, Sachindra Chouhan.

A police team had been sent to Salakhedi to arrest the accused, the ASP said.