Man set afire 40-year-old woman, her two kin held in UP

Man set afire 40-year-old woman, her two kin held in UP

Nashik: The Nashik police arrested a man on Wednesday from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, who had set ablaze a 40-year-old woman, with whom he was having an extramarital affair, and her two kin here in Maharashtra.

The accused, Jalaluddin Khan (55), had set afire the woman, Sangita Suresh Devre, her married daughter and infant granddaughter at her home in Panchavati locality here on Monday after an argument. Following the incident, the man, fled to Aligarh in UP.

While the nine-month-old infant and Devre died, the third victim, who suffered 80 per cent burn injuries, was admitted to the Nashik Civil Hospital, where her condition was stated to be serious.