This Article is From Mar 23, 2012

Woman dies after being set ablaze by man and his parents

Salem: Irked over their demands for more dowry not being met, a man and his parents burnt to death hiswife while she was sleeping at their residence, police said.

They said the 25-year-old man and his parents had been constantly harassing her for more dowry after the couple gotmarried six months back. This morning, they doused kerosene on the 18-year-old while she was asleep and set her ablaze, they said.

The man and his parents were arrested after the women was declared dead, they said.