Teenager burnt by jilted lover in MP; succumbs

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly set on fire by a jilted lover after she rejected his marriage proposal, police said on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Jun 04, 2013, 18:56 PM IST

Ashoknagar (MP): A 17-year-old girl was allegedly set on fire by a jilted lover after she rejected his marriage proposal, police said on Tuesday.
The minor girl was allegedly burnt by Ashu Ahirwar (19) yesterday in Chanderi town when she refused to marry him.

She suffered 95 per cent burns and was admitted in the district hospital for treatment where she died last night, police said.

A case under section 302 of the IPC (relating to murder) has been registered against Ahirwar, who is yet to be arrested.

PTI