Man held for setting wife on fire in MP

A man allegedly set on fire his wife following a dispute, police said on Monday.

Rajgarh (MP): A man allegedly set on fire his wife following a dispute, police said on Monday.

On the night of December 15, an inebriated Kailash Singh and his father Ram Singh poured kerosene over the former`s wife Sharda and set her on fire in Biora town`s Ravishankar colony, police said.

In her statement to the police yesterday, the woman blamed her husband Kailash and her father-in-law for her plight.

She was rushed to Bhopal`s Government Hamidia Hospital for treatment where her condition is stated to be serious, police said.

Both the accused were arrested and a case was registered against them.

PTI

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