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India: 15yo girl dies after being set alight following alleged gang-rape00:54

India: 15yo girl dies after being set alight following alleged gang-rape

India, Jewar
May 10, 2015 at 07:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Four people have been arrested after a 15-year-old girl who was reportedly gang-raped in September 2014, was set ablaze by neighbours following an attempt to blackmail her with an alleged video of the rape in the Jewar region of Noida on Saturday. She later died in a Delhi hospital after suffering 90% burns to her body.

The four people arrested have been identified only as Sonu, Pradeep, Lokender and Lokender's wife Archana, all of whom lived in the same village as the victim, Banwarivas in Noida's Jewar region.

According to police the accused visited the girl when she was alone in her home, dousing her with petrol and setting her on fire after her protests to the couple.

India: 15yo girl dies after being set alight following alleged gang-rape00:54
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Four people have been arrested after a 15-year-old girl who was reportedly gang-raped in September 2014, was set ablaze by neighbours following an attempt to blackmail her with an alleged video of the rape in the Jewar region of Noida on Saturday. She later died in a Delhi hospital after suffering 90% burns to her body.

The four people arrested have been identified only as Sonu, Pradeep, Lokender and Lokender's wife Archana, all of whom lived in the same village as the victim, Banwarivas in Noida's Jewar region.

According to police the accused visited the girl when she was alone in her home, dousing her with petrol and setting her on fire after her protests to the couple.