A minor girl was allegedly raped and set on fire inside her home in Delhi’s Gandhinagar area last week. According to police the girl’s burnt body was found by her mother on Thursday.
Two suspects, who have been caught, used to harass and stalk the 16-year-old for months, the police said
The police initially believed that it was a suicide case, however, an autopsy confirmed that she was strangled.
A friend of the girl has told the police that she had been followed by two young men in the neighbourhood for long and has also claimed that she was sexually assaulted by them. The suspects were picked up on the basis of her statement.
The girl was alone when the killers broke into her home.
The girl had allegedly complained to the police about the men.