Girl immolates herself after neighbour tries to molest her, say police
| Friday | 12th April, 2019
A 15-year-old girl set herself on fire after a 20-year-old neighbour allegedly tried to molest her in Banda district Wednesday, police said.
Hearing her cries, local residents, including her sister, gathered at the spot,” said Tara Singh Patel, station house officer of the Kotwali Dehat police station.
When others spotted smoke billowing out of the room, they broke the doors, but the girl had died by then.
Circle officer of City area, Rajeev Pratap Singh, said the police would be investigating all the aspects of the incident.
However, the accused failed in his attempt and fled as the girl kept screaming for help.
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