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‘Molestation’ victim succumbs at Delhi hospital

The girl’s body has been brought to Moradabad.

The 16-year-old girl who was admitted in a hospital in Delhi after she immolated herself following alleged molestation and harassment by three youths three days ago,died on Saturday morning.

She was admitted at Safdarjung hospital in Delhi. The girl’s body has been brought to Moradabad. The police have arrested two persons,including a minor and one Danish. The police said hunt is on to trace the third accused.

The family of girl had alleged that Danish and his family members were pressurising them with the help of locals for settlement. However,Moradabad Senior Superintendent of Police Nilabja Choudhury said the victim’s family has not filed any complaint in this regard so far.

SP (city) Mahendra Yadav said the dying declaration of the victim could not be recorded because of her health condition. Yadav added that now after the death of the girl,the case would be altered into abetment of suicide. Earlier,on Wednesday the girl immolated herself at her residence in Civil Lines area. Her family had alleged that she took the step as she was upset over harassment.