Lucknow : A young Dalit girl was burnt alive in an Uttar Pradesh village in Unnao district late last night, police said.
Eighteen-year-old Moni was cycling to a vegetable market on Thursday when some unidentified persons confronted her. They surrounded her and poured petrol over her. Before she could react, they had set her ablaze.
The girl up in flames ran for some 100 metres to save herself but finally collapsed and died on the spot.
Senior police officers, including IG (Zone) Sujit Kumar Pandey rushed to the crime scene around midnight...