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Woman burnt alive for resisting rape in UP

UP: A 27-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her brother-in-law at a village in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh district after she resisted his attempt to rape her, the police said.The incident took place on Wednesday night when Neelam, a widow, was alone at her house in Labhari, they said, adding that she died on the spot.The police said that the woman’s father has lodged a complaint and a search has been launched to arrest the accused, Jitendra.