Labourer sets ablaze 3 family members
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Last Updated: Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 19:43
  
Etawah: A labourer set ablaze three members of his family, including his two-year-old daughter, in Madayan village here last night, police said on Tuesday.

While the mother and wife of the accused Hari Shankar died, his daughter was struggling for life in a hospital.

Police said Shankar, who used to work in agricultural fields, sprinkled kerosene and set ablaze his wife, mother and daughter following a quarrel over buying milk for the toddler. He fled the scene after the incident.

The child was referred to Saifai hospital and is stated to be in serious condition, police said adding that Hari Shankar fled the scene after the incident.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, March 09, 2010, 19:43


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