Police in India have arrested three boys after a 15 year old girl was found beaten and hanged from a tree following an attempted gang-rape.
The girl who has been identified as Suvita Yadav, was reportedly killed by the boys after she fought off their attempts to rape her.
It is understood the young girl was killed after she wss hanged by a scarf of belonging to her school uniform.
The horrifying incident which occurred in the village of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, has now led to a police investigation after the three boys were arrested at the scene.
According to reports in India, the teenager was attacked whilst she was walking home from the Mainpuri district after Gandhi Jayanti celebrations.
Police say the three boys were captured after Suvita’s brother heard her screams from nearby.
It is believed that a group of locals apprehend the boys after they rushed to the scene until police officers arrived.
They added a post-mortem examination has determined that Suvita was not raped.
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