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Woman in India molested, set on fire by attackers after police fail to act

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Investigators said the woman was trying for the third time to file a police report when the attackers set her on fire
A 28-year-old woman in India who struggled to get police to investigate an attempted sexual assault was set on fire by the same two attackers on Saturday, police said. The woman was on her way to a police station in the Sitapur area of north India’s Uttar Pradesh state to try for the third time to report the assault when two men poured kerosene on her and set her on fire. She was taken to a local hospital where she is battling for her life with burns over 45 percent of her body, mostly on the upper portion of her body.
The woman, in her statement, has alleged that the two men tried to molest her in a field near her home on November 29, but she managed to escape, Sujeet Kumar Pandey, the Inspector General of Police in Lucknow, told CBS News.
After the molestation attempt, the woman reached out to police twice on two consecutive days, but they did not register her complaint against the two men she accused.

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