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Jharkhand: Woman Dies After Drunk Husband Sets Her Ablaze Over Domestic Tiff – News18

Jharkhand: Woman Dies After Drunk Husband Sets Her Ablaze Over Domestic Tiff – News18


The body of the woman was sent for a post-mortem, while her mother-in-law was admitted to RIMS in Ranchi. (Representational image: News18)

Police said the man’s mother, who came to the rescue of her daughter-in-law, was left critically injured with 80% burn injuries

A drunk man in Jharkhandโ€™s Chatra district allegedly set his wife on fire following a tiff, resulting in her death and also injuring his mother critically, who tried to save her, police said on Friday.

The incident happened at Surahibag village in Itkhori police station area on Thursday night, they said.

The accused, Kuldeep Kumar Dangi, is on the run since the incident, police said.

โ€œRaids are on to nab him,” Itkhori police station incharge Vinod Kumar Yadav said.

Dangi used to beat his wife regularly after getting drunk, he said.

โ€œOn Thursday night, he assaulted his wife under the influence of alcohol. He then set her on fire after pouring kerosene. His mother came to her rescue, and she received 80 percent burn injuries,” Yadav said.

The body of his wife was sent for post-mortem examination, while his mother was admitted to RIMS in Ranchi.

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – PTI)



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