25/12/2015 10:35 AM IST | Updated 29/08/2016 9:02 PM IST

Schoolgirl Gangraped, Tortured, Murdered Near Aligarh, Police Face Villagers' Wrath

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NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 16: Indian activists hold candles during a candle light march to mark the second anniversary of the fatal gang-rape of a student on December 16, 2014 in New Delhi, India. On December 16, 2012, a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was brutally gang raped and by six men, including a juvenile, in a moving bus. The incident unleashed a wave of public anger over levels of violence against women in the country. (Photo by Arun Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

ALIGARH -- A 17-year-old girl was gangraped and killed by unidentified persons in Harduganj area, police said here today.

The victim, a Class-XI student, was on her way to school on a bicycle yesterday when the accused waylaid her. She was then raped and murdered.

As news spread, angry villagers assaulted four policemen who arrived on the spot. Senior police officials rushed to the spot and managed to control the situation.

Police said that a case has been registered against four unidentified youths and that two persons have been picked up for questioning.


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