Minor girl from Bihar stabbed to death for resisting rape
| Minor girl from Bihar stabbed to death for resisting rape |
08 May 2017
|A minor girl from Bihar was stabbed to death as she resisted being raped at Charpokhari block in Bhojpur district, 80kms south-west of Patna.
The victim's 22-year-old cousin has been detained by the police for the same.
According to the police, the cousin was in a state of inebriation and forced himself upon the girl.
When she resisted, she was stabbed with scissors.
| More information about the incident |
|According to the police, the victim was stabbed around the neck with scissors. Her elder sister, also a minor, lodged an FIR against 'unknown' persons, which the police think is family pressure.
The victim belonged to Class 4 and her sister was 16 years old; both lived with their uncle, the president of the Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS).
| The Punishment |
|The accused was charged under the state's severely strict prohibition laws, providing up to 10 years imprisonment for drinking, possessing or dealing in alcohol.|
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