The 15-year-old girl's family has alleged that she was set ablaze by an uncle and acquaintances of the man who raped her three months ago.
Thousands of Bangladeshis, across ages, are protesting on the streets and online after a number of cases of sexual violence over the past two months led to an eruption of rage.
The police have said that it appears to be a case of murder, like they had in the Hathras case.
The woman had said in 2019 that Chinmayanand had the authorities "in his pocket" and had told her no one would be able to help her.
The Uttar Pradesh government's claim comes amid outrage and protests over the death and alleged forced cremation of a Dalit woman in Hathras.
Facing criticism, the state police has now claimed an 'international plot' to defame the Yogi Adityanath government and filed 19 FIRs.
NCW chief Rekha Sharma has said there seems to be 'some confusion' in the matter.
Ruth Manorama, who founded the Federation of Dalit Women in 1995, discussed the crimes in Hathras, endemic casteism and fighting back.
A 15-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped in the Sikandarpur Police Station area.
It comes at a time when protests have erupted in several parts of the country over the Hathras case.
The police’s stand is contrary to several reports on the woman’s statement.
Citing Covid-19, the Uttar Pradesh administration on Thursday put up barricades at the borders of Hathras.
As anger grows over the Uttar Pradesh administration's handling of the Hathras case, many people have taken to the streets in protest.
The UP police has denied that the woman's body was forcibly cremated against the family's wishes though reporters on the scene have posted videos of the family pleading with them.
The 19-year-old woman had been moved to AIIMS in New Delhi on Monday after her condition did not improve after the attack.
Actor Payal Ghosh had accused Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment earlier this week, which Kashyap has denied.
The accused had asked the woman to come to his flat in Thiruvananthapuram to collect her ‘COVID-19 negative’ certificate.
A woman COVID patient was allegedly assaulted by an ambulance driver while being taken to a treatment centre near Pathanamthitta.
The inspector-in-charge of Birmitrapur police station has been placed under suspension for his alleged involvement in the rape case.