Read: Four acid attack cases reported in 7 days in MP Local station house officer Om Prakash Yadav said several injury marks were found on the body. "It seems the culprits raped the girl and then killed her. They dumped the body at a desolate spot and poured acid on her face." He added villagers found the body and informed the police. "Investigation was on and we are trying to identify the victim." The incident came a day after a dalit woman was set ablaze, allegedly by her employer, in Kirra village of Bulandshahar district in western Uttar Pradesh.
Read: Dalit woman set ablaze for resisting employer's sexual advances The woman was subjected to the brutality apparently for resisting a rape attempt by Aas Mohammad, a brick kiln owner. She suffered 95% burns and was admitted to a local hospital. Later, the doctors referred her to Meerut district hospital. The police said Mohammad and his associates had sprinkled kerosene oil on the woman and set her on fire.
Read: Valentine's Day couples targetted in Ahmedabad Bulandshahar senior superintendent of police Umesh Kumar Singh suspended a sub-inspector on charges of dereliction of duty. Mohammad and his associates were arrested and sent to jail.