In a shocking incident a 19-year-old woman was stabbed to death by two youth for protesting against sexual abuse in Delhi on Friday.
According to police the woman was succumbed to her injuries after she was stabbed over 35 times on her face, chest and stomach.
Both the accused were arrested later and an investigation is underway.
The incident took place on Thursday around 7.30 p.m. when the girl, Meenakshi, a Class 11 student, was returning home after buying groceries, Jai Parkash and his brother started abusing her.
When she objected, they pulled out a knife and stabbed her multiple times.
"When the victim's mother came to intervene and defend her daughter, she was also stabbed on her back by Jai Parkash, who later fled from the spot," he added.
Both were rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, where Meenakshi succumbed to her injuries, police said.
The woman had reportedly filed a complaint with the police in 2013 against the two men, and a case of molestation was filed against them under section 354.
(With inputs from IANS)