Friend’s wife set afire

Sirsa: A man allegedly set his estranged friend’s wife on fire here to wreak vengeance on him, police said here on Thursday.

Mahesh Kumar doused Rinku Sharma’s wife Meenaskshi with kerosene oil and set her afire when she was alone at her Noharia Bazar residence on Wednesday, they said.

The victim has been admitted to the local Civil Hospital. Mahesh has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody.

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