Woman gang raped, set afire in MP

Published: 02nd September 2013 05:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd September 2013 05:40 PM   |  A+A-


A 26-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped and then set on fire by four men in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Monday.

The victim, who was admitted in a critical condition in a hospital at Bankhedi here, succumbed to her injuries two days ago, police said.

The woman, residing in Simaria village, had come to her mother's place in Dumar village where her neighbours identified as Hamid, Irshad Khan, Aashiq and Raees Khan took turns to assault her over an alleged property dispute, they said.

Later, the four men along with Hamid's wife set the girl on fire and threw her in front of her house.

Police have arrested the four men and Hamid's wife and a case has been registered under section 376 (rape), 302 (murder), 147 (rioting) and 365 (kidnapping) of the IPC.


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