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Woman Is Burned Alive After Fighting Off Her Neighbour Who Tried To Rape Her In India

A woman has been burned to death by a man who tried to rape her, police in India have said.

Reena Koli, 35, refused to have sex with Rambharan Yadav, 31, after he apparently forced himself on her in the building where the two were tenants.

Yadav, a labourer from Uttar Pradesh, supposedly poured kerosene over the woman and set her alight on Friday after becoming furious when she resisted his rape attempts in Kota, Rajasthan.

He is accused of calling Roli, who is married, to his room before trying to rape her there, the Times of India reports.

Police said he was arrested at a train station on Sunday morning after absconding the scene of the attack.

The woman was taken to hospital for treatment but died from her burns on Friday.

But she did manage to make a dying statement to police about her alleged killer, which led to his capture, the station house officer at Chepabarod station said.

Yadav has already appeared before a local court after being charged with murder.

Koli’s body has been handed over to her family.

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