In a repeat of the Hyderabad rape and murder incident, a minor girl was allegedly raped and burnt to death in Tripura.
Tripura Police on Saturday arrested the accused who had allegedly raping the minor girl and burned her to death with the help of his relatives.
Earlier, an irate mob thrashed the accused outside the GBP Hospital in Agartala, where the victim succumbed to her injuries.
Police said the main accused Ajay Rudrapaul, promised to marry the girl two months ago and took her to his home in Santir Bazar area of south Tripura.
The victim’s family alleged that Ajay and his family members tortured the girl over the past two months and they set her on fire on Friday evening, according to reports.
Ajay was also accused of raping her in the past two months.
Doctors at GBP Hospital said the girl was admitted with 90 per cent burn injuries.
She passed away in the wee hours of Saturday.