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Rape victim sets herself on fire in Aligarh

Aligarh: A rape victim in her teens has allegedly attempted suicide by immolating herself in Aligarh on Monday. Before burning herself to death, the victim disclosed the names of the culprits who raped her.

Rape victim sets herself on fire

The incident took place on Saturday in Bahrampur area in Aligarh when the alleged accused Sonu and Lalit forcibly captured her and raped. After this incident, she was traumatized and unable to disclose the incident to her parents due to embarrassment.
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Later, she decided to end her life when she was alone at home.When her parents' reached the spot, her father tried to extinguish the fire but it was too late. The girl was taken to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital, but doctors referred them to take her to Delhi for treatment. But on the way she died.

However, before she breathed her last, the victim told the names of the culprits. Police have arrested Sonu and Lalit. Further investigation is underway.

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