In Aligarh, a Class 11 student was set on fire by the family members of her harasser. The severely burnt girl, who was set on fire late Monday is battling for life in the trauma centre.
The magistrate could not record her statement due to her critical condition, said the official.
The girl’s family alleged that the girl was set on fire by family members of the man who had tried to molest her a few days back.
The family of girl had filed a complaint of molestation against a man who was arrested later.
The family of the arrested man was disappointed with the arrest and to take revenge they allegedly set the girl on fire when her parents were not at home. The elder sister and younger brother of the victim were on the first floor and suddenly heard their sister crying for help.
Police is investigating the incident and examining if the girl attempted suicide in wake of possible threats by the man’s family.