Published On : Fri, Jan 10th, 2014

Husband arrested for setting wife ablaze

Nagpur News.

Sonegaon police arrested a husband for allegedly setting his wife ablaze over some family issues.

The incidence occurred on Thursday at around 9.15 pm. The victim has been identified as Megha Harish Pasare (23), a resident of Jaidurga Society No. 1, Plot No. 254, Narendra Nagar. Megha was not in good terms with her husband Harish Wamanrao Pasare (29). Harish was demanding divorce from Megha for which she denied. Frustrated over this, Harish poured kerosene on Megha on Thursday and attempted to kill her. Neighbours saw the flames coming out of the house and rushed for her help. Megha was immediately taken to hospital for treatment.

Sonegaon police reached the spot and on the complaint of Megha, they registered an offence under Section 307 of the IPC against Harish and took him into custody. Further investigations are under way.

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