NOIDA: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was allegedly raped and later burnt alive by her neighbour and his wife in Greater Noida, Utter Pradesh on Saturday.
The 14-year-old girl was taken to nearby hospital where she was referred to Delhi hospital due to serious burn injuries, said police, adding she later succumbed to her injuries.
Police arrested four accused, including a couple identified as Lokendra, Pradip, Sonu and Lokendra’s wife Archana.
The incident took place when the tenth standard student was alone at her home. The accused raped the girl, and as she protested, the couple set her on fire, the deceased's family alleged.
According to her family, the girl had been gang-raped earlier about eight months ago and a video clip of the gruesome act was made by the accused.
The accused started blackmailing her for money, saying that they had a video clip of the horrific act, said police.