Varanasi, Dec 26: A 19-year-old girl, who was set on fire allegedly by three youths after she opposed to their harassment in Lallapura area, succumbed to her injuries in the wee hours on Friday at a government hospital here, police said.
The three used to stalk the girl, a class XII student, on her way to school, police quoted the mother as saying.
She succumbed to her injuries in the wee hours while being treated at the government hospital here, they said.
An FIR was registered against the trio under sections 354 and 326 of the IPC at Sigra police station on the same day.
The three accused were arrested by police and were sent to jail five days ago.