New Delhi: In a bizarre incident, a 20-year-old woman was set on fire by three persons in northwest Delhi’s Bhalswa Dairy area on Saturday evening.
As per reports, the incident took place after the victim turned down a wedding proposal. The accused, who were known to the victim, barged into her home and started arguing with her family members. When victim’s tried to intervene but they too ended up sustaining burn.
The woman is presently admitted to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital with 70% burn injuries.
Police have arrested three persons in the case and identified them as Abhishek, his cousin Karan, and his uncle Vijay.
The police have arrested the three accused under Sections 307, 452, 323 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
First Published | 29 August 2016 11:19 AM