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UP: girl raped, immolated by brother-in-law

PTI  Hardoi, July 28, 2013
First Published: 11:19 IST(28/7/2013) | Last Updated: 11:23 IST(28/7/2013)

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped and immolated by her brother-in-law in Bilgram area in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh, police said on Sunday.

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According to the complaint lodged on Saturday, the teenager was raped and later set on fire by her brother-in-law on Friday night, they said.

The wife of the accused, also the victim's sister, said that her husband had only teased the girl and claimed that the girl committed suicide.


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