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Man sets pregnant wife on fire in Punjab's Amritsar

Police said that Sukhdev tied his wife Pinky, who was six months pregnant and was expecting twins, to a bed and set her on fire.
Last Updated : 21 April 2024, 10:28 IST
Last Updated : 21 April 2024, 10:28 IST

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Amritsar: A man allegedly tied his 23-year-old pregnant wife to bed and set her on fire in Bulley Nangal village of Baba Bakala area, police on Sunday said.

Sukhdev Singh burned his wife to death on Friday after a fight with her, they said.

Sukhdev tied his wife Pinky, who was six months pregnant and was expecting twins, to a bed and set her on fire, they said.

By the time police, which was informed by village Sarpanch about the incident, reached the house, the woman had died of burns.

Sukhdev, who had fled after the act, has been arrested and booked for murder, police said.

Sukhdev and Pinki had married around two and half years ago.

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Published 21 April 2024, 10:28 IST

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