Burn Injuries

  • Tihar jailer, son arrested for allegedly burning daughterinlaw September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Tihar jailer Gyan Singh and his son Nitin have been arrested by the Delhi police for trying to kill a woman by burning her. The woman is the accused man Nitin's wife. They have been charged under sections 498, 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 (common intention). The...
  • Six, including four children, receive serious burn injuries after coming in contact with live wire May 9, 2014

    At least six persons, including four children, received serious burn injuries from a live electric wire after it accidentally snapped and fell on shops and houses in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Friday, police said. The incident took place in Akchari village under Rasulpur police station area, they said. Properties worth about...
  • CJ Kuldeep fights for justice after in-laws set his sister on fire for dowry March 24, 2014

    CJ Kuldeep Yadav is appealing for strict punishment for the perpetrators of the ghastly crime carried on her sister who was set ablaze by her in-laws after she failed to fulfill their repeated demands for dowry. ...
  • Woman dies in Assam, is mistaken for woman who kissed Rahul at meet March 1, 2014

    Guwahati: Shortly after reports of the death of a woman who kissed Rahul Gandhi at a public meet in Assam, the state police issued denials saying that victim was another woman who was not even present during the meet. "She is not the person who kissed. These are two separate incidents....
  • Woman who died in Assam was not present during Rahul meet: Police March 1, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam Police has clarified that the woman who died in Assam of burn injuries is not the one who kissed Rahul Gandhi at an event on February 26. It was earlier reported that the woman who kissed the Congress Vice President had died of severe burn injuries after reportedly...
  • Jilted lover throws acid on girl, injures her father instead February 3, 2014

    A 28yearold man was arrested in Agra for an acid attack on a girl that she escaped but critically injured her father, police said on Monday. A first information report was registered against Yogesh Pandit on Sunday who allegedly threw acid on a girl who managed to escape but badly burnt...
  • Jilted lover throws acid on married woman July 26, 2013

    A 22yearold married woman suffered serious burn injuries on Friday when her jilted lover threw acid at her face after she refused his proposal in VijayNagar area in Ghaziabad, police said. Lakhan (30) had proposed to the victim two days back at her residence while her husband had gone outside for...
  • Fire breaks out in Kolkata godowns, eight injured June 2, 2013

    Kolkata: Eight persons received burn injuries when a fire broke out in two godowns in North Kolkata's Cossipore area on Saturday night. The injured were admitted to staterun RG Kar medical college and hospital. 14 fire tenders were engaged to fight the blaze which was brought under control after...
  • Ten people forced to burn their hands to prove innocence May 30, 2013

    Anand: Ten people suffered burn injuries in Anand after they were forced to touch a hot spade at a temple to convince a villager that they had not stolen cash from his residence, police said on Wednesday. A complaint was registered on Wednesday with the Anand rural police by Bhula Thakor,...
  • Jind gangrape: All 4 accused arrested October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: All four of the accused in the Jind gangrape case have been arrested, police said on Sunday. The accused included a woman relative of one of the accused, who, said the police, stood guard while the incident took place. The girl set herself on fire on Saturday evening, unable...
  • B'lore: 11yrold girl set ablaze by 9 persons August 18, 2012

    Bangalore: An 11yearold girl, who was set ablaze by nine persons while she was on her way to school, has succumbed to burn injuries at a hospital, police said. The fifth standard girl breathed her last at the staterun Victoria Hospital this afternoon, they said. All the nine were arrested yesterday...
  • Indianorigin woman burns hubby in US April 21, 2012

    Washington: An Indianorigin woman in the US set her husband on fire and locked him in a bathroom, after promising him a hot oil massage, police said. Shriya Biman Patel, 25, has been arrested on charges of firstdegree felony aggravated assault and arson and booked into the Travis County Jail in...