A 15-year-old rape sufferer succumbed to her burn accidents throughout remedy at Saifai Medical School hospital in Etawah, police mentioned on Monday.
The woman died late Saturday night time, they mentioned.
She was raped three months in the past by a relative who lives in the identical village, police mentioned.
On October 6, when she complained of a ache in her abdomen, her mom took her to a group well being centre the place the physician declared her pregnant, Superintendent of Police Kamlesh Dixit informed PTI.
When her mom raised the matter with the mom and sister of the accused, they provided to get her married to the alleged rapist and took the woman with them, mentioned the police.
On the night time of October 8, the accused set the woman on fireplace with petrol in an try to kill her, police mentioned quoting the FIR.
The woman was rushed to a group well being centre hospital from the place she was referred to the Saifai Medical Collage with essential burn accidents.
The sufferer’s mother and father informed media on Monday that they’d been getting threats from the accused, and have been compelled to cremate their daughter in Etawah, as a substitute of within the village the place they reside.
They mentioned that police have arrested the accused and his mom, whereas his sister, alleged to be complicit within the crime, remains to be at massive.
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