GUMLA: Two persons have been arrested in connection with setting two men ablaze for allegedly raping a teenager in Gumla district on Wednesday night, police said on Friday. One person had died and another is undergoing treatment after suffering serious burn injuries in the incident. Police are still camping in the area where the situation is tense but under control.
Gumla SDPO Manish Kumar Lal said, “Two accused involved in attacking and setting ablaze two rape accused were held last night. More arrests are in the offing and raids are on to track down others involved in the incident. The situation in the village is peaceful and the man’s funeral was conducted late on Thursday evening.”
“A probe is underway and all those involved, including family members of the rape victim, her relatives and others will be booked gradually,” he added.

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