Tamil Nadu: Woman dies after being set ablaze

Last Updated: Friday, March 23, 2012 - 22:29

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




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