A 14-year-old girl attempted to commit suicide by setting herself on fire after she was allegedly gangraped by her uncle and four of his friends at Kosi Kalan area in UP. The alleged gangrape took place on April 19 when the Dalit girl’s parents had gone to work and her uncle identified as Sukhbir lured her to come along and locked her in a room, they said.
Sukhbir along with four of his friends then gangraped the minor. Two days later, the girl poured kerosene on herself and tried to set herself ablaze following which she suffered 70 percent burn injuries, they said, adding, she was rushed to Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital in a serious condition.
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