Gang-rape victim dies nine days after self immolation attempt


A 22-year-old alleged gang-rape victim succumbed to her injuries after a self-immolation  attempt  in Dera Ghazi Khan, a private news channel reported on Monday.

According to the report, the victim set herself on fire nine days ago when her alleged rapists were not arrested by the police.

She was taken to a hospital in a critical condition where she succumbed to her burn injuries today.

Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif had taken notice of the incident over the girl’s attempted self immolation and had ordered immediate arrest of the culprits.

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