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Punjab: Man allegedly burns his wife to death

Press Trust of India
Mar 15, 2013 at 02:06am IST

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Fatehgarh Sahib: A man in an inebriated condition allegedly burnt his wife to death, police said on Thursday. The Khamano Police have registered a case under section 304 of the IPC against one Parmod, a resident of village Baatha Sanghol of the district, who burnt his wife Santosh.

The deceased was taken to a Chandigarh based hospital where she succumbed to burn injuries. According the police, Parmod, who hails from Uttar Pardesh was living in village Baatha with his family for last one and half year.

Parmod had gone to Ludhiana on Wednesday night and returned home around 11 pm in an inebriated condition. He asked Santosh to reheat dinner for him, but after some altercation he set her afire.

Punjab: Man allegedly burns his wife to death

The deceased was taken to a Chandigarh based hospital where she succumbed to burn injuries.

On the statement of the deceased's mother Attri Devi, the police had registered a case against Parmod, who is still at large. Police has launched a manhunt to nab him.

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