Rape survivor on way to court set ablaze by 5 men in UP's Unnao, 4 held

Updated: 06 December, 2019 07:57 IST | PTI | Lucknow

The victim has been shifted to a government hospital in Lucknow.

(Photo: ANI/Twitter)
(Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Lucknow: A rape victim from Unnao in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly set ablaze early on Thursday morning by five men, including one who was accused in the crime, police said. Four people have been arrested and the main accused Shivam Trivedi is still absconding, ANI reported.

The incident occurred at Sindupur village under Bihar police station area. The victim has been shifted to a government hospital in Lucknow and is in critical condition, the police said.

The woman has named five persons and two of them have been arrested, the police said.

The woman was allegedly raped in March and the accused had later been granted bail, the police said.

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First Published: 05 December, 2019 10:34 IST

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