Chennai

Woman sets constable on fire, arrested

A woman was arrested for attempting to murder a police constable by setting him on fire in Thirumullaivoyal here on Sunday.

K. Venkatesan, 31, was living with a woman named Asha in Thirumullaivoyal after his first wife left him.

On Saturday night, Venkatesan and Asha had a quarrel. She poured petrol on him and set him on fire.

On hearing his cries, neighbours rushed him to the Government Kilpauk Medical College Hospital.

He suffered more than 80% burns and is undergoing treatment, said police.

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