Nizamabad: A nine-month pregnant women who was set ablaze by her husband has given birth to a healthy baby boy on Wednesday morning while the medical treatment for her burns was on.
Sana Begum,20, got married a year ago to Shaik Muzeeb a daily-wage worker in Nizamabad and he used to harass her for additional dowry. On Tuesday night the couple engaged into a heated argument after which Muzeeb poured kerosene on her and set her on fire.
When Sana screamed for help the neighbours came to her rescue. They immediately called 108 and shifted her to Government General Hospital.
While undergoing treatments for her serious burns she delivered a healthy baby. According to doctors her condition is still critical.
A criminal case has been registered against Muzeeb at Nizamabad police station under sections 307 (attempt to murder), 498-A (dowry harassment) of the Indian Penal Code.