Husband sprinkles kerosene on wife, sets her ablaze

Husband sprinkles kerosene on wife, sets her ablaze

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A woman was set ablaze by her husband in Khankah-i-Molla area of Srinagar, a police statement said. Police has registered a case against the husband and investigation has been taken up.

The statement added: “Manzeela wife of Manzoor Ahmad Wani resident Chalpan Kocha, Khankahi Molla in the jurisdiction of police station M.R. Gunj received serious burn injuries when her husband allegedly sprinkled kerosene oil on her and set her ablaze. She was rushed to the hospital for treatment.”

Srinagar police has registered a case FIR no. 43/2015 under section 307/RPC in police station M R Gunj and investigation has been taken up.