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PTI Last Updated at 09-08-2018 18:57:08 IST India

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

earlier.

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.)

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