Tamil Nadu: Woman dies after being set ablaze

Irked over their demands for more dowry not being met, a man and his parents burnt to death his wife while she was sleeping at their residence.

Last Updated: Mar 23, 2012, 22:29 PM IST

Salem: Irked over their demands for
more dowry not being met, a man and his parents burnt to death his wife while she was sleeping at their residence,
police said.

They said the 25-year-old man and his parents had been
constantly harassing her for more dowry after the couple got
married six months back. This morning, they doused kerosene on the 18-year-old while she was asleep and set her ablaze, they said.

The man and his parents were arrested based on the dying
declaration of the woman in a hospital, they said.

PTI