In a shocking incident, a 17-year-old girl was found hanging from the railing of a bridge in the Rampur Karkhana area of Deoria district.
The girl has been identified as Neha Paswan, daughter of Amarnath Paswan of Sevrahi Kharg in the Mahuadih police station. She was a student of Class 9 and her brother Vivek is Class 8 student.
The younger brother of the girl, Vivek, said that on Monday evening his uncle Arvind started beating her sister over washing of his clothes and she was seriously injured.
He and other uncles took her to the district hospital.
But she died on the way and they threw her body from Patnawa Bridge but it remained hanging with a hook of its railing, Vivek said.
The victim’s father, Amarnath Paswan, works in a private company in Punjab and she was eldest of four siblings.
Superintendent of Police Sripati Mishra said they have sent the body for an autopsy and an FIR will be lodged on the basis of its report.
With PTI inputs