Unmarried Daughter Gets Pregnant, Set On Fire By Mother & Brother

Lucknow: Lucknow: Family members allegedly set an unmarried woman on fire after finding out that she had become pregnant, police said on Friday.

The incident took place in Nawada Khurd village, in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur.

The woman’s mother and brother took her to a nearby forest, where they sprinkled petrol on her and tried to burn her alive on Thursday.

The victim suffered 70 per cent burn injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.

Though she survived the ghastly attack, the woman is in critical condition and has been referred to another hospital for further treatment.

Her mother and brother have been arrested.

According to police, the woman was in a relationship with a man from the same village. The news of the pregnancy infuriated her family.

Senior police officer Rajkumar Aggarwal informed that a case of attempted murder has been lodged against the girl’s mother and brother. An investigation is underway.

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