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Minor immolates herself after rape, dies in Parbhani

In a sensational incident, a 14 -year old girl, who was raped, set herself on fire and died after sustaining 90% burns, while undergoing treatment in the civil hospital in Parbhani district on Wednesday.

india Updated: Jul 25, 2012 22:46 IST
PTI

In a sensational incident, a 14 -year old girl, who was raped, set herself on fire and died after sustaining 90% burns, while undergoing treatment in the civil hospital in Parbhani district on Wednesday.

After immolating herself, the victim told the police on Wednesday that the accused, Balu Renge, threatened to kill her, if she disclosed the matter to anyone.

Scared of the mental trauma and the fear of being killed by the accused, she poured kerosene on her body and set herself on fire.

She was raped on Tuesday in Jamb village of the district and her satement is recorded the tehsildar of the region, Ramdas Kolghane.

First Published: Jul 25, 2012 22:34 IST