MORADABAD: Two Dalits sisters were allegedly burnt alive at Kothiwal Nagar here by a mob in protest against a double murder in which their brother was accused.
“An FIR has been registered in which the girls' mother has identified 12 people who were part of the mob,” SP (City) Rahul Yadavendra told PTI.
According to the victims' mother Rajo, a mob gathered outside their house on Saturday and set it ablaze. While she escaped unhurt, her daughters Gita (22) and Monu (20) were burnt alive in the ensuing fire.
The victims' brother Rakesh, who worked as a sweeper here, has been accused in the case of the murder of a woman and her 10-year-old daughter for robbery on December 9.
While Rakesh is absconding, his brother Rajesh was arrested by the police. PTI