Labourer sets ablaze 3 family members

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 9, 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 9, 2010 - 19:43
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