12 year old gang raped and burnt alive by juveniles in Assam
In a sensational incident that shook the entire nation, a 12 year old girl of class V was gang raped and set afire by three youths in Lalung Gaon village of Nagaon on Friday.
The minor succumbed to the injuries at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, on Friday night.
Two of the accused, who are minors and schoolmates of the girl, have been arrested, while the third, Zakir Hussain, who is from same village as the girl, is on the run, police said.
The incident happened when the girl was alone at her home. The three accused barged into her house, raped her, poured kerosene and set her ablaze, Nagaon SP, Shankar Raimedhi said.
Raimedhi said the police have recorded the dying declaration of the girl.