A 16-year-old girl died on her way to hospital after she was allegedly tortured and sexually assaulted by a couple who had brough her to look after their baby,in Bahadurgarh area of Ghaziabad on Thursday.
The teenager,daughter of Sishupal Singh,a farmer in Bulandshahr district,had come to look after her cousins newborn baby. However,the couple reportedly started doubting her after Rs 2,000 and gold earrings went missing from their house and assaulted her.
The couples neighbour heard the girl crying loudly at night and informed the police. The police reached the house to find the girl with burn marks and other grevious injuries. She was rushed to a hospital on Meerut Road,but succumbed to injuries on the way. The couple,Kavita and Amit Tomar,have been arrested on charges of causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons,rape and murder, said Ghaziabad Rural SP Captain M M Baig.