An 18-year-old girl died under mysterious circumstances at K. Hosalli village in Yadgir taluk on Wednesday.

According to reports here on Thursday, the girl's brother filed a complaint alleging that she was raped by their brother-in-law and forced to consume pesticide.

The reports said the girl had come to her sister's house a few days ago.

According to the complaint, both the girl's sister and brother-in-law had gone to the fields on Wednesday. However, the brother-in-law went home in the afternoon when the girl was alone.

After some time, the brother-in-law came back with a vehicle stating that the girl was in a serious condition after consuming pesticide. The girl was shifted to the Yadgir Government General Hospital and later, on doctors' advice, took her to Raichur, but she died on the way.

The brother-in-law is absconding.

The police have registered a case and are on the lookout for him.

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