They had married recently, the police said

Woman sets husband ablaze in Tamil Nadu after quarrelImage for representation
news Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 08:24

A 23-year-old woman allegedly killed her husband by setting him ablaze following a quarrel and later surrendered to police in Tamil Nadu's Sivaganga district, police said on Saturday.

Police said the woman had an argument with her husband Maheswaran, who had come down from Malaysia for celebrating Pongal festival, at their home near Devakottai in Sivaganga district.

The husband had allegedly come home drunk on Friday night and abused her, leading to a quarrel, following which she doused him with kerosene and set him ablaze.

She surrendered to police on Saturday morning.

They had married recently, the police said.

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