Saturday, Jul 11, 2020 | Last Update : 03:24 AM IST

107th Day Of Lockdown

Maharashtra2305991272599667 Tamil Nadu122350741671700 Delhi104864781993213 Gujarat38419273131994 Uttar Pradesh3115620331845 Telangana2953617279324 Karnataka2887711878471 West Bengal2482316291827 Andhra Pradesh2381412154277 Rajasthan2221216877489 Haryana1936414505287 Madhya Pradesh1634112232634 Assam14033872724 Bihar139789792109 Odisha11201740767 Jammu and Kashmir92615567149 Punjab71404945183 Kerala6535370828 Chhatisgarh3526283514 Uttarakhand3305267246 Jharkhand3192217022 Goa203912078 Tripura177313241 Manipur14357930 Puducherry120061916 Himachal Pradesh110182510 Nagaland6733030 Chandigarh5234037 Arunachal Pradesh2871092 Mizoram2031430 Sikkim134710 Meghalaya113451
  India   Crime  07 May 2018  Another Jharkhand teen girl raped, set on fire, accused held

Another Jharkhand teen girl raped, set on fire, accused held

ANI
Published : May 7, 2018, 11:34 am IST
Updated : May 7, 2018, 11:47 am IST

The victim has been admitted to West Bengal's Malda Hospital and is in a critical condition.

As the girl resisted the rape attempt, the accused poured kerosene on her and set her ablaze. He fled the spot after the incident. (Photo: Representational)
 As the girl resisted the rape attempt, the accused poured kerosene on her and set her ablaze. He fled the spot after the incident. (Photo: Representational)

Pakur (Jharkhand): A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped and set on fire in Kankarbona area of Pakur in Jharkhand.

The victim has been admitted to West Bengal's Malda Hospital and is in a critical condition.

Read: Jharkhand: 14 arrested for gangrape, murder of 16-yr-old

The girl was alone at her uncle's residence when a man from the village entered her house and attacked her. As the girl resisted the rape attempt, the accused poured kerosene on her and set her ablaze. He fled the spot after the incident.

Pakur Superintendent of Police Shailendra Prasad Barnwal said that the accused was arrested on the basis of the statement of the victim.​

The accused was sent to jail after a case was registered against him under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Rs 30,000 have been provided to the girl's family as immediate aid. The administration has assured the family of complete cooperation.

Pakur Deputy Commissioner Dilip Kumar Jha said that the administration will bear the entire expenditure for the girl's treatment.

Meanwhile, the case will be tried in a fast track court.

Tags: teen raped, set on fire, crime, pocso act, fast track court, jharkhand teen raped
Location: India, Jharkhand