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Girl set afire for wearing lipstick

An 11-year-old girl has been set afire by a distant relative who was apparently enraged with her for being "scantily dressed" and wearing a lipstick, police sources said.

india Updated: Oct 18, 2008 14:48 IST

An 11-year-old girl was set afire by a distant relative who was apparently enraged with her for being "scantily dressed" and wearing a lipstick, police sources said.

The girl, Nazmeen, suffered 90 per cent burns and was stated to be in critical condition at the SMS hospital.

Police have arrested Salim, 55, who allegedly pour kerosene over the young girl and set her afire in Lal Kothi area in Jaipur, the sources said.