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The News Minute | September 23, 2014 | 11:00 am IST A woman in Madurai immolated and set on fire herself and her three grown-up daughters after being unable to bear the torture inflicted upon her by her drunkard husband. Depressed over the constant torture her alcoholic husband inflicted on her everyday, M. Ramar , aged 38, doused her three daughters, aged 18, 16 and 10 near a water body before setting them on fire, said The Hindu. While two of the girls, one studying as a B. Sc second year student of Alagappa University and the other a Class V student died on the spot, one of the sisters studying in twelfth standard school died on the way to the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai.  According to the report, police investigation determined that Murugesan, Ramar’s husband tortured her because she gave birth to three girl children.

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