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Girl raped, immolated by brother-in-law

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped and immolated by her brother-in-law in Bilgram area here, police said today.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Hardoi
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2013 01:36 PM IST

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

According to the complaint lodged yesterday, 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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