Husband Sets Wife Afire to Avoid Paying Alimony

Indian Husband and Wife argue. Wife leaves home to stay with her father.

Wife files a case for alimony and spousal support. Husband verbally promises to pay Wife an amount of alimony acceptable to her. Wife dismisses her support case.

Husband also proposes that he and Wife reconcile. Wife sets off to meet Husband.

Upon her arrival, Husband douses Wife with kerosene … and ignites it, setting her on fire.

Wife presses criminal charges against Husband and several members of his family who were involved in his scheme.

Husband is arrested for cruelty to Wife.

Read more in this [India] Deccan Herald news article: Woman set afire by husband had filed dowry case earlier