Jilted lover sets 15-yr-old on fire for repeatedly rejecting his sexual advances in Uttar Pradesh`s Ballia

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In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old minor girl was set ablaze in a village in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh by a youth after she rejected his sexual advances. The incident took place on November 6.

BALLIA: In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old minor girl was set ablaze in a village in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh by a youth after she rejected his sexual advances. The incident took place on November 6.

The girl was set on fire by a 21-year-old youth, identified as Krishna Gupta, a resident of her village after which the victim was admitted to a hospital in Ballia, Dubhar police station SHO Anil Chandra Tiwari told PTI. He added that the girl belonged to a low caste.

As the girl situation turned critical, she was referred to a hospital in Varanasi, he said.

On the girl's father complaint, the police registered a case against the accused under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

The girl's father told police that the accused abducted his daughter from his house and set her on fire as she had been consistently rejecting the man's sexual advances towards her.

The accused has been arrested.

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