More cases of gangrape, suicide, molestation


A teenaged student was gangraped and murdered in Kanpur, another girl set herself ablaze in Alwar after a youth tried to rape her while a third one was slashed with a blade in Bilaspur for resisting sexual advances, in fresh cases of crimes against girls.

There was no end to incidents of rape and molestation in different parts of the country still reeling under the horrific gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi on December 16..

A Class XI student was murdered after being gang-raped in Kanpur Dehat, her family alleged today.

The girl was sexually assaulted and killed by her relatives after which her body was dumped yesterday in a farm in Tidua Yakubpur in the district, her family said in a police complaint.

Three persons have been arrested in this case, police said.

In Rajasthan's Alwar district, a 19-year-old girl committed self immolation after a youth allegedly tried to rape her, the second such incident in the state this week.

The victim poured kerosene and set herself afire in her house in Alwar's Laxmangarh town yesterday. She was admitted to a local hospital and referred to Jaipur's SMS government hospital where she died today, police said.

Just days earlier, a 14-year girl had tried to commit suicide by setting herself afire after she was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old youth in Rajasthan's Pali district. In another incident, a 16-year-old girl was attacked with a blade in Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh allegedly by an unidentified youth, when she tried to resist his sexual advances, leaving her critically injured, police said.

The incident took place yesterday in Paraswani village when the girl, also a Class XI student, was returning from school, Superintendent of Police Ratanlal Dangi said.

The accused allegedly stopped the girl on her way back home at an isolated place and attempted to outrage her modesty, he said.

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