Forced By Rapist To Marry Him, Girl Sets Self Afire, Dies In Delhi Hosp | Dehradun News – Times of India

Dehradun: A 16-year-old gang rape survivor in UP who immolated herself after being forced by one of her rapists, out on bail, to marry him and withdraw the case succumbed to burn injuries at Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital following a 16-day battle.
SP (Farrukhabad) Ashok Kumar Meena, who recently visited the teenager in hospital, said on Thursday, “The main accused and his brother were arrested and sent to jail on November 22 after a fresh FIR was lodged against them under IPC section 306 (abetment of suicide). Both will soon be charged under the stringent National Security Act.”
The minor from Farrukhabad had set herself on fire at home under Fatehgarh police station limits on November 7.

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