AP: Accuse in wife’s murder case attempts suicide

Visakhapatnam: An accused in murder case of his wife attempted suicide by torching himself with fire in front of Pendurthi police station in Visakhapatnam today.

The victim identified as Mahalakshmi Naidu set himself on fire and ran across the street shouting when few onlookers came to his rescue to put off the fire.

He is currently undergoing treatment after he was rushed to a nearby hospital.

According to the sources, Naidu was released on bail after he was arrested for killing his wife last year in October.

Naidu was constantly being harassed by his in-laws who were pressurizing him to register properties for his two kids who are currently staying with their maternal grandparents, reported Hans.