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Minor burnt for resisting gang-rape in Jharkhand, critical

The minor girl was burnt and thrown into a well after she managed to fend off an attempted gang-rape in Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharsawa district on Thursday.

india Updated: Dec 08, 2016 15:00 IST

Indo Asian News Service, Ranchi
According to the police, the minor, a Class 4 student, was taken to a jungle by four men after they offered her a chocolate. The girl started shouting when they tried to rape her.
According to the police, the minor, a Class 4 student, was taken to a jungle by four men after they offered her a chocolate. The girl started shouting when they tried to rape her. (HT file photo for representation)
         

A minor girl was burnt and thrown into a well after she managed to fend off an attempted gang-rape in Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharsawa district on Thursday, the police said.

According to the police, the minor, a Class 4 student, was taken to a jungle by four men after they offered her a chocolate. The girl started shouting when they tried to rape her.

The perpetrators then allegedly poured kerosene oil and set her on fire. She was later thrown into a well.

The girl was taken to a hospital after some villagers heard her shouts. She has sustained 60% burn injuries and is critical, the police said.

The police have detained the four accused and is interrogating them.

First Published: Dec 08, 2016 14:59 IST

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