Dalit Girl Gang-Raped, Set On Fire In UP; 2 Arrested: Police

Both the arrested accused are being questioned, police stated. (Representational)

Pilibhit (UP):

A Dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped and set on hearth by two males in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit, police stated on Saturday.

The 16-year-old woman is present process remedy on the district hospital and is in a “serious condition”, Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar Prabhu stated.

Two males have been arrested in reference to the incident, police stated, including the accused first raped the woman after which tried to kill her by setting her afire after pouring diesel on her.

The incident came about within the Madhav Tanda space of the district on September 7, the police stated. However, it got here to gentle when a video, whereby the sufferer is narrating her ordeal, went viral on Saturday.

Mr Prabhu informed reporters that the woman with burn accidents was admitted to the hospital on September 7.

He stated on the grievance of the woman’s household, a case was registered in opposition to the 2 accused individuals on Saturday night time underneath the Indian Penal Code, the Protection of Children in opposition to Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes Act.

The matter is being completely investigated and each the arrested accused are being questioned, he stated.

Sub-Divisional Magistrate (Sadar) Yogesh Kumar has recorded the assertion of the minor woman, the police officer stated.

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