18-year-old girl raped, set on fire in UP

The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital and her condition is critical. The accused is absconding.

By: Press Trust of India | Bareilly | Published: October 13, 2014 5:27 pm

An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour, who also set her on fire after the crime in Faridpur area here on Monday, police said.

The incident took place this afternoon when the girl was alone in her home and neighbour, Kantu, not only raped her but also set her on fire in Khemunagla village, police said.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital and her condition is critical.

Superintendent of Police (rural), Brijesh Srivastava, said that an FIR has been registered in the matter and the accused is being searched by the police.

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    Satyameva Jayate
    Oct 13, 2014 at 10:05 pm
    Oh God, here we go again. Hoping the child comes out of this, physically and mentally stronger. As for the rapist (if he/they are caught and convicted), the first thing should be to bring in own daughter, wife, sister and ask him: - "How would you justify what you did, with them? Would it be OK for them to suffer the same fate?"In so far as the blame game, looks like it has already started (police, politicians, chief minister, party, etc.); but a large portion of the blame also lies with us citizens; do what degree do we teach, guide and mentor our own sons?
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      Citizen
      Oct 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm
      Sad is this a rape raj of sp?..........
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        Nov 26, 2014 at 6:03 am
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