FIR registered against SP MLA allegedly setting a woman ablaze

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 16:08

Mahrajganj (UP): An FIR has been filed
against Samajwadi Party MLA from Sadar constituency here
Sripat Azad for allegedly setting a woman ablaze.

According to the FIR filed by the victim`s minor son
at the Kotwali police station here late last night, Azad
allegedly threw some inflammable substance on the woman and
set her on afire, Superintendent of Police said.

The woman, who received serious burn injuries, has
been admitted to the Gorakhpur Medical College Hospital where
her condition was stated to be serious, the SP said.

Police is trying to ascertain the whereabouts of Azad,
who is presently not in the district.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 16:08

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