Andhra Pradesh

Woman allegedly kills husband

In a bizarre incident, a mother of three children, Bhagyalakshmi, 26, allegedly poured petrol over her husband Venkataramana, 46, and lit fire at midnight leading to his death.

According to One Town Circle Inspector of Police P. Yugandhar, she was being constantly accused of infidelity, while she too had suspicion over extra-marital affair of Venkataramana, a vegetable vendor. Both used to quarrel on the issue.

In the early hours of Wednesday, she allegedly set her husband afire and raised an alarm. The neighbours rushed to their house breaking open the main door, but by the time he was charred to death. She immediately ran out of the house along with a child who was staying with them and is said to be absconding. The police registered a case and are investigating.

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