Woman set ablaze by money-lender dies in Nagpur hospitalPTI | Nagpur | Updated: 14-05-2019 23:49 IST | Created: 14-05-2019 23:49 IST
Kalpana Harinkhade's husband Harishchandra had taken Rs 3 lakh from money-lender Jasbir Bhatia, police said. "Harishchandra had returned Rs 2 lakh to the accused and was supposed to give Rs 60,000 on May 7. However, when he failed to pay the amount, Bhatia poured petrol and set ablaze Kalpana and her son Piyush. She suffered 60 per cent burns while her son suffered 30 per cent. Kalpana died today at GMCH Nagpur," said Inspector Prakash Hake of Chandrapur police.
Bhatia, who sustained burn injuries in the incident and is hospitalised, has been booked for murder and will be arrested soon, he added..