Unnao, Feb 23: In a shocking incident, a girl was burnt alive by unidentified miscreants in Bara Sagwar area of Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district. Her cries grabbed the attention of local residents but the miscreants fled before they could act.  According to the reports, the woman died on the spot.

The incident took place on Thursday when the woman was on her way to  a nearby market on her bicycle.

Lucknow IG Sujit Pandey and Unnao SP Pushpanjali Devi also reached the spot on the information given by the villagers and took stock of the situation. Speaking yo ANI, police said, “We will nab the culprit as soon as possible after collecting all the evidences.”

The body has been sent for postmortem and further investigation in the case is underway.