In a shocking incident in Unnao district, an 18-year-old girl was burnt alive near her house on Thursday evening, when she was returning to her home from the market.
According to her family, the girl had left her house around 7 pm on her bicycle and Around 8 pm, the girl was seen in flames near Bara Sagwar between her house and the market. The Miscreants were nowhere to be seen. The witnesses at the crime scene said they couldn’t really do anything because, by the time they reached, the girl had already died.
The girl’s burnt body was found on the spot. A plastic container, partially filled with petrol, and matchbox were found close to the body. Her bicycle and the vegetables were lying nearby.
As her post-mortem report today has ruled out sexual assault, the police said they are gathering information to ascertain the reason and studying the circumstances that led to the attack.
The mishappening has left the district in shock and grief, the mother and brother of the victim have alleged that the girl was attacked by some unidentified persons.