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Uttar Pradesh: Pregnant rape victim 'burnt alive' in Mainpuri, case registered against accused

Mainpuri news: According to the girl's mother, her daughter was raped by one Abhishek, who lives in the same village, three months ago, but the victim did not reveal her ordeal to her family.

Reported By : IANS Edited By : Sheenu Sharma
Mainpuri
Published on: October 09, 2022 14:06 IST
Uttar Pradesh, Pregnant rape victim burnt alive in Mainpuri, case registered against accused in main
Image Source : PTI/ REPRESENTATIONAL (FILE). Uttar Pradesh: Pregnant rape victim burnt alive in Mainpuri, case registered against accused.

Highlights

  • A pregnant girl, who was allegedly raped around 3 months ago, has been burnt alive in UP's Mainpuri
  • The police have lodged an FIR against three people and efforts are underway to arrest them
  • The police have filed a case under sections 307, 376 of IPC and relevant sections of the POCSO Act

Mainpuri news: A pregnant girl, who was allegedly raped around three months ago, has been burnt alive in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri district.

The police have lodged an FIR against three people and efforts are underway to arrest them.

According to the girl's mother, her daughter was raped by one Abhishek, who lives in the same village, three months ago, but the victim did not reveal her ordeal to her family.

Later, the girl complained of severe stomach pain and it was found that she was pregnant.

The village panchayat was informed and on October 6 (Thursday), the panchayat asked the accused to marry the girl.

The mother of the accused then took the victim to their house, sprinkled petrol on her, and set her afire, victim's family alleged.

The victim, who suffered severe burn injuries, was admitted to a district hospital in Mainpuri and later referred to Saifai for advanced treatment.

The police have filed a case under sections 307, 376 of the IPC and relevant sections of the POCSO Act.

The accused are being searched for and arrests will be made soon, the police said.

Further details are awaited. 

(With IANS inputs)

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