A 19-year-old woman, who
had received severe injuries when a man set her, her infant
daughter and her mother on fire four days ago in Nashik city
in Maharashtra, has died, police today said.
Her daughter and mother had succumbed to injuries
Priti Shendge, who had suffered 80 per cent burns,
died at Nashik Civil Hospital last night, police said.
On August 5, Jalaluddin Khan (55), a family
acquaintance, allegedly poured kerosene on Priti, her mother
Sangita Devre (40) and Priti's daughter Siddhi (9 months) and
set them on fire at their house in Kalika Nagar area here.
The accused allegedly had an affair with Sangita Devre
for the past one year, and he had had an altercation with her
before the incident, police had said.
Priti, who is married, was visiting her mother at the
time of the incident.
While the child died on the spot, Sangita Devre died
in hospital two days ago.
Khan was arrested by a Nashik police team from his
village in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. He has been booked under
IPC section 302 (murder), said Madhukar Kad, in-charge of
Panchvati police station here.(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)