Student set on fire for resisting rape


Noida: A 10 Std student died after she was set on fire by a group of men who failed to rape her. The girl’s parents had gone for a morning walk the accused Lokendra, his wife Archana and his two brothers Pradip and Sonu entered the house of the girl. When she resisted their rape attempts, the accused poured kerosene on her and set her on fire.

The neighbours rushed her to a local hospital on noticing her which refused to admit her. Then she was taken to Lok Nayak hospital in Central Delhi where she succumbed due to burn injuries.

Police have arrested the four accused in connection with the case. The girl family had alleged that she was raped even before by the men and was also videographed and blackmailed by Lokendra and his wife. The girl was also forced to pay a sum of 5000 rupees twice following which she told her father about the incident. Police was informed but the girl’s family alleged that no action was taken against the accused since the accused had political connection.