Another case of brutal gang-rape & death of a Dalit woman was reported in UP, just days after the Hathras case.
Rahul said his family found his sister in Paurara village at the residence of Rakesh, her lover, with whom she had eloped.
Police arrested the accused, Sonu Gautam, and booked him for abatement to suicide, criminal intimidation and intentional insult.
The UP Police had responded to Gandhi's statement with data and claimed that it had recorded unprecedented decline in crimes and improvement in the law and order situation.
In both incidents, the murder happened as a result of personal enmity.
The girl was found in a serious condition at a crematorium in Shukratal, the SHO of the Bhopa police station said.
Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Kerala figured at the top of the crime data for 2016 released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).