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Dalit girl burnt alive in UP village, no one held

Dalit girl burnt alive in UP village, no one held

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a teenage girl was burnt to death on Thursday eveningby unidentified miscreants on a road in Unnao's Bara Sagwar.

According to sources, the incident took place when the girl left home on a bicycle for a nearby market - Tedha Bazar on Thursday evening.

Her charred body has been recovered and sent for post-mortem. "Later they poured petrol over her and burnt her to death", the victim's mother, a resident of Sathni Balakheda village in Barasagwar area of Unnao, told the media.

Inspector General of Police Sujeet Pandey visited the spot and asked the Superintendent of Police, Pushpanjali, to probe the matter.

The police are trying to find out whether it was a case of stalking or family enmity. Nobody will be spared.

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The girl up in flames ran for some 100 meters to save herself but finally collapsed and died on the spot.

Postmortem has ruled out sexual assault, reports NDTV.

Locals said she didn't have enmity with anyone in the village. Investigation was underway to identify her attackers, SP added.

A case has been registered against unidentified persons.

Station House Officer Uttam Singh said, "We are treating it as a case of homicide for now".


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