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Minor girl sets herself on fire

A 13-year-old girl set herself ablaze after being allegedly raped by a youth in Tulsipur area of the district, police said on Sunday.

india Updated: Mar 28, 2010 15:52 IST

A 13-year-old girl set herself ablaze after being allegedly raped by a youth in Tulsipur area of the district, police said on Sunday.

The girl killed herself after she was held captive and raped by Ashok Kumar in Misirdeeh village last evening, they said.

The victim was rushed to district hospital in Bahraich where she succumbed to burn injuries last night, they said, adding the accused has been arrested.