Woman set afire by boyfriend’s brother, suffers 40% burns

Bulandshahr: A woman was set ablaze by her boyfriend’s younger brother, who opposed their relationship, in a village here on Monday, police said.

The 20-year-old victim, who belongs to Mundakheda village of Khurja City area, told police that she was in a relationship with the accused’s brother.

They belong to the same community and are neighbours, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Santosh Kumar Singh said.

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The accused poured kerosene oil on her and set her afire, police said, adding, the victim suffered 40 per cent burn injuries and was being treated at district hospital.

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