World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Nepalese police were searching for a husband and his parents after they allegedly set his pregnant wife on fire in a demand for dowry, an officer said Tuesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 3, 2013
A man was arrested for allegedly setting his wife on fire in Punjab's Jakopur village over a petty matter, leading to her death, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 19, 2012
In a gory incident, a property dealer allegedly killed his wife and two minor sons and stuffed them into a wooden box before setting it on fire in Dhani Natar village of Sirsa district in Haryana.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 12, 2012
A vengeful British husband burned 5,000 pounds worth of his wife's designer gear after she left for Gambia to marry her lover, The Sun reported on Saturday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 23, 2012
Both the victims, mother and unborn child, are battling for life at Sion Hospital. Momina Begum, 20, the mother, has suffered 90 per cent burns, and cops have notified her kin in Assam. Cops have registered a case of attempt to murder against the hus...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 6, 2012
A man was burnt to death allegedly by his son after a family dispute at Khari Rahta in the Madhepura district of Bihar, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday April 27, 2012
Furious over alleged insult to his wife, a man on Thursday set ablaze five children and two women in Devtola area near Balaghat, police said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday April 13, 2012
A man has been arrested for allegedly burning his wife to death at their house in Afzalgarh area last week, police said today. The incident took place in Shivpuri village on April 9 when Sunita Devi (33), a mother of two, returned from her parents' ...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday March 7, 2012
Suspecting his wife of having an illicit relationship, an Army Jawan allegedly shot dead two women, including the mother of the purported lover, and set his house ablaze in Poonch district.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 29, 2012
A man allegedly burnt his two minor sons to death and tried to kill his wife in a similar manner before attempting suicide in the Dasuya area near here, police said today.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 23, 2011
A woman jumped from a pickup truck travelling at high speed on a Southern California freeway after the driver, her husband, splashed her with gasoline and set her ablaze, authorities said on Friday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 19, 2011
A police constable allegedly set his wife on fire after she failed to meet his demand for dowry and fled to escape arrest at Devarahippargi, 38 kms away from here on Saturday.Police said the accused Rajasekhar Vaddar, who has been harassing his wife Anita, 22, for dowry, set her on fire after pourin...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 21, 2011
A man was arrested today for allegedly trying to burn his wife in a drunken state in Orissa's Phulbani town."The woman, Bhanumati Kar - suffered 90 per cent burn injuries and has been battling for life at the district headquarters hospital here," Inspector-in-charge of Phulbani police station S C Pa...
Cities | DNA Correspondent | Wednesday December 1, 2010
Annoyed with his wife for her overstaying at her parental home and reluctance to returning to her in-laws, a man allegedly set his wife and two-year-old daughter on fire at Babai village in the Jhunjhunu district. Police arrested the accused after the woman and her daughter were rushed to Jaipur in ...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday June 23, 2010
A 31-year-old man in Bangalore poured four litres of kerosene on his wife and set her ablaze before hugging her to set himself on fire.