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Minor Dalit girl first gang-raped then set ablaze in UP’s Pilibhit, 2 nabbed

A 16-year-old minor dalit girl is receiving treatment at the district hospital and is in "severe condition." The rape incident took place in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district.

By wasmulhaq 
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Pilibhit: As reported by Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar Prabhu, a 16-year-old minor dalit girl is receiving treatment at the district hospital and is in “severe condition.” The incident took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit district.

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According to police, two men have been detained in connection with the incident. They also stated that the accused raped the girl and then tried to kill her by setting her ablaze after pouring diesel on her body.

As per the authorities, the event took place on September 7 in the Madhav Tanda area of the district. But it became highlighted after a video of the woman narrating her tragedy went viral on Saturday. 

Prabhu told media persons that the girl who suffered burn injuries was admitted into the hospital on September 7.

A case was registered against the two accused on Saturday night under the Indian Penal Code, the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes Act. According to police reports,

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Police have been investigating the matter thoroughly, and both the arrested and the guilty parties are being questioned.

The Sub-Divisional Magistrate (Sadar) Yogesh Kumar has recorded the statement of the minor girl, the police officer said.

 

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