Married Punjab woman kills lover by setting him on fire

February 6th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS  

Mohali (Punjab), Feb 5 (IANS) A married woman, who has a two-year-old daughter, Thursday allegedly set on fire her old lover, who later died in a hospital here, the police said.According to the police, Meera, 23, was in a relation with Satish Kumar, 25, a resident of Ambala in Haryana, around 50 km from here.

Meera’s husband is in Saudi Arabia where he works in some transport company.

Kumar “came to her house in phase-2, Mohali Thursday morning. After indulging in some scuffle, the accused doused the victim by sprinkling kerosene on him”, a police official said.

Kumar was admitted in the Post-graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, around 10 km from here.

He had sustained 80 percent burns and died later.

The police have arrested Meera.

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