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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11.17 PM IST

Girl who set herself ablaze dies, uncle held

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A 15-year-old girl who set herself ablaze at Thirumala in the capital city succumbed to injuries. The girl set herself ablaze by dousing kerosene on her body on Tuesday night. She died while undergoing treatment for serious burns at the medical college hospital.

The girl belonging to a nomad family from Delhi was settled in the capital city and made a living by selling chappathi stones. The family stays at a makeshift tent on the roadside. The police collected details from her family and said that she was sexually abused by her uncle. She was abused for months and she was mentally depressed. A POCSO case has been registered. Her uncle has been taken into custody and the police are interrogating him.

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