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Girl set alight for wearing lipstick

Posted in News by Skepdude on October 21, 2008

An 11-year-old girl has been set on fire by a relative in India’s northern city of Jaipur for wearing lipstick and being inappropriately dressed.

Police say the girl suffered burns over 90 per cent of her body and her chances of survival are bleak.

They’ve arrested her great uncle who allegedly poured kerosene on the girl and set her alight yesterday.

READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE AT “THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD”

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