However, the two men told police that the complaint was not lodged by them but by a man who wants to become the next village head.
The victim's family claimed that when her father tried to resist the youth's molestation bid he was strangulated to death.
The deceased was a resident of Saita village and her family members have been informed, Superintendent of Police Vikrant Vir said.
The injured persons were rushed to the district hospital where the Mahant was declared dead.
The report, released on Thursday, claims that a case of rape is registered with the state police every two hours while crime against a child is reported every 90 minutes in Uttar Pradesh.
The incident took place in a village under the Bisanda police station in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district.
The incident happened four days ago and the accused were the victim's relatives who also got the crime video uploaded on social media.
Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government is in the process of setting up 1,123 dedicated courts for POCSO and rape offences.
Following a post-mortem examination, her body is being taken to her native village in Unnao's Bihar area by road in an ambulance.
She had suffered 90 per cent burns and was airlifted to Safdarjung Hospital where she lost the battle for her life late Friday night.
The Unnao rape victim was set on fire early Thursday morning when she was on her way to Raebareli in connection with the court case filed by her.
The woman, a resident of Agra, had concocted the story upon her boyfriend's insistence, police said.
The video was shot on December 1 during a performance at the wedding of village head Sudhir Singh Patel's daughter.
Police said the ambulance covered the distance of 13 kilometres between the airport terminal one and Safdarjung Hospital in 18 minutes with a police jeep clearing the road ahead.
The minister also claimed that there was a decline in the organised crime in the state. He added that criminals, unlike before, did not get political patronage anymore.