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Woman burnt alive by husband, father-in-law in Raj

Press Trust of India  |  Barmer 

A 19-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband and in Rajasthan's district, police said today.

The victim, identified as Ismat, had sustained 80 per cent burn injuries, SHO of station Vikram Sandu said.

The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to injuries.

According to preliminary investigation, the victim's husband and set her afire after sprinkling kerosene on the woman, the SHO said.

A probe in the matter is underway, he said.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 18:20 IST