Sexually Harassed by a #Stalker, 17-Year-Old #Girl Immolates Self, Dies

11 August 2015, Punjab.
A class 9 student, harassed by a stalker for weeks, set herself on fire. She succumbed to her burns but gave a video statement before she died in the hospital.

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chandigarh/stalked-and-harassed-punjab-teenage-girl-immolates-self-dies/

10-yr-old girl #raped by #neighbour in Meerut

19 July 2015, Meerut

A 10 year old girl was raped by her neighborh, Afsar, who it’s reported had also attempted to burn his own wife to death in the previous week.
http://m.timesofindia.com/city/meerut/10-yr-old-girl-raped-by-neighbour/articleshow/48136919.cms

15 year old girl burnt alive by 4 men who #sexually #harassed her

9 July 2015, UP

A 15 year old girl was burnt alive by four men who had previously been sexually harassing her, and against whom she had filed a police complaint. The police were lax in their response, which emboldened the men.

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/minor-girl-burnt-alive-in-uttar-pradesh-four-men-detained/article1-1367402.aspx

Woman set on fire by policemen died

7 July 2015, UP

Neetu Dwivedi, set on fire by two policemen died of her burns in a hospital. She had gone to the police station to free her husband, who had been detained for questioning in a crime. Before she died, she told a magistrate that the policemen asked her for 100,000 rupees ($1,578), and when she refused, they humiliated her, some reports say attempted to rape her, and set her on fire.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-33422227

Woman in Lucknow set on fire for resisting #rape

26 June 2015 Lucknow

A man who barged into a woman’s house and attempted to rape her, set her on fire when her raised an alarm. She’s battling for her life.

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/mobile/inside.asp?xfile=/data/international/2015/June/international_June680.xml&section=international

Another Suspicious “Suicide” in A #Dowry Abuse Case

Moga, June 19, 2015

26 year old Mandeep Kaur supposed suicide by burning, is yet another suspicious case of dowry abuse. Her husband and inlaws had been abusing her for dowry since her marriage two years ago. According to her mother, Parkash Kaur, she received a phone call from Hariewala on Thursday that Mandeep Kaur had burnt herself by pouring petrol on herself and was undergoing treatment at Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot.

“As soon as we received the phone call, we reached the hospital immediately but Mandeep Kaur was declared dead by the doctors of in the emergency ward,” said Parkash Kaur. After autopsy, the body handed over to family members.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/bathinda/woman-ends-life-in-moga-village-in-laws-booked-in-dowry-case/article1-1360322.aspx

Woman and her two babies burnt alive for #dowry in UP

5 June 2015, UP

27-year-old Pinki Singh her two small children, 6 year old  Rudra Pratap and 3 month old daughter Jhanvi  were burnt alive  by her husband and in-laws who were demanding dowry since the marriage in Rampur. All three succumbed to severe burn injuries

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/woman-2-minor-children-burnt-alive-for-dowry-in-up-115060500949_1.html

Man burns 6-yr-old girl to death after her aunt resists #rape

17 May 2015, Chattisgarh

Mahaveer, who was known to the victim’s aunt broke into the house and attempted to rape her. When he failed in his attempt, he burnt the woman’s 6 year old niece and 3 year old. nephew to death.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/in-chhattisgarh-man-burns-children-to-death-after-woman-resists-rape/

Woman Beaten to Death and #Burnt for #Dowry

10 February 2015, Anantpur, AP

A 28-year-old woman who had been married for 8 years,  was brutally beaten with bamboo sticks till she died. Her body was then set on fire by her husband and in-laws who were angry she couldn’t give them 5 acres of land in dowry.

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/Woman-Beaten-to-Death-Burnt-by-Husband-In-laws/2015/02/10/article2661592.ece

A pregnant woman was burnt to death for #dowry in Bijnor, India

4 February 2015, Bijnour

The parents of 22-year-old, Naseem, who was pregnant, have filed a police report saying she was burnt to death by her husband and in-laws for not being able to pay the dowry they demanded of her.

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/meerut/Husband-in-laws-burn-woman-to-death-for-dowry-in-Bijnor/articleshow/46124737.cms

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