Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

18-year-old Girl Burnt Alive in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao

An empty cannister and a bundle of matchsticks were also found on the spot. A case of murder has been registered while sexual assault will be confirmed only after post-mortem report.

Qazi Faraz Ahmad | News18@qazifarazahmad

Updated:February 23, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
18-year-old Girl Burnt Alive in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao
Image for representation.

Lucknow: The charred body of an 18-year-old girl was found in Unnao’s Bara Sagwar on Friday. Police said she was attacked by unidentified miscreants who set her on fire. Sexual assault has not been ruled out.

“It appears to be a murder. The girl had left her home to buy vegetables around 4.30 pm. Her burnt body was recovered in the village. The news of her death spread and her family rushed to the spot. They identified her cycle and slippers,” said Sujit Pandey, Inspector General of Police, Lucknow.

An empty cannister and a bundle of matchsticks were also found on the spot. A case of murder has been registered while sexual assault will be confirmed only after post-mortem report, a senior officer said.

However, the police still have no clue about the attackers. Also, the circumstances under which the girl was burnt could not be established yet.

As per the data of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Uttar Pradesh accounted for 9.5 per cent of total crimes reported in the country in 2016. UP reported 14.5 per cent (49,262 out of 3,38,954 cases) of total cases of crimes against women.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

| Edited by: Puja Menon
Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results