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Girl gangraped, sets herself afire in Haryana

Chandigarh, Oct 6, 2012 (IANS)

A 16-year-old girl set herself on fire after she was gangraped by two people in Haryana's Jind district Saturday, police said. She later died of burn injuries. Police have arrested two people in the case.

The girl, who was from the Balmiki community, had told the police that she was dragged by one Pradeep into his house in Sachhakhera village and raped. One Naveen also raped her, she had said.

A third man, Sanjeev, had bolted the house's door to stop her from escaping while Pradeep's sister-in-law Meenu stood on the terrace to keep watch, she had said in her complaint.

After she was raped, the girl went home and sprinkled kerosene on her body and set herself on fire, police said.  She was take to a hospital in Jind from where she was referred to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) in Rohtak. She later died at PGIMS.


A Haryana Police spokesman said the police acted promptly on the complaint and arrested Sanjeev and Meena. All the four accused are from the Balmiki community.
Haryana has seen over 10 rape cases in the past one month.

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