Sister went to tie “Rakhi”, brother sold her for Rs. 25, 000 to a truck driver who later burned her alive

Basti (UP): In a shocking incident which took place in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh, a girl who went to tie “Rakhi” on “Raksha Bandhan”, a festival to celebrate the love of brothers and sister, was sold by his brother to a truck driver.

It is learnt that her maternal aunt’s son sold her for Rs. 25,000 to a truck driver who took her to Gujarat.

Later the truck driver set her ablaze after indulging in a heated argument with her. She succumbed to burn injuries in Gorakhpur Medical College where she was referred from a Gujarat hospital.

Meanwhile, Hari Meena, SP of Basti village said that case has been register against both brother and truck driver. Investigation is going on, he added.