Autopsy confirms UP dalit sisters were raped, strangled

A day after two dalit sisters, aged 14 and 17 years, were found hanging from a tree outside a village in Nighasan area of UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri district, all six accused have been arrested. One of them was arrested after an encounter. “The girls were not abducted, they went with the accused on their bike,” Lakhimpur Kheri SP Sanjiv Suman said.