Girl burnt alive for resisting molestation bid

Girl burnt alive for resisting molestation bid

Bareilly/UP - When the girl started shouting, he sprinkled kerosene on her and set her afire.



By PTI

Published: Tue 27 Jun 2017, 1:31 PM

Last updated: Tue 27 Jun 2017, 3:34 PM

A girl was allegedly burnt alive by her neighbour for resisting a molestation bid in Shahiganeshpur area in Upper Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.
The incident took place on Monday when the 18-year-old was alone at her house and the neighbour's son Hariom came to charge his phone and tried to molest her, they said.
When the girl started shouting, he sprinkled kerosene on her and set her afire.
The family members rushed the girl to hospital, where she died during treatment.
SP, Rural, Khwati Garg that an FIR has been registered in the matter and a manhunt has been launched to nab the accused, who is absconding.


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