Hyderabad, October 5
A 13-year-old lady working as a home assist was set on hearth, allegedly by her employer in Telangana, for resisting his rape try, police stated right here on Monday.
The 26-year-old man was taken into custody on Monday, based mostly on assertion of the lady, who’s battling for all times at a hospital in Khammam district after struggling extreme burns, they stated.
Although the incident occurred on September 18, it got here to gentle solely on Monday after police acquired particular data of the lady present process therapy for burn accidents at a personal hospital, police stated.
On that day, the person had tried to molest her and he or she resisted it. He then doused the lady with petrol and set her ablaze, they stated.
She was rushed to a hospital, police stated, including it was not clear who bought her admitted.
The lady can be shifted to a different hospital for higher therapy, they stated.
“Nobody had approached police until Monday, a senior police official stated, including her assertion was recorded.
The person has been booked on costs of try to rape and homicide.
Police stated the non-public hospital had not knowledgeable them concerning the incident and motion can be initiated towards them by well being authorities for allegedly hiding the main points. PTI