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Telangana: Woman dies days after man sets her on fire

ANI | Updated: Mar 05, 2019 13:05 IST

Warangal (Telangana) [India], March 5 (ANI): A Telangana woman who suffered severe burns after a man allegedly set her on fire for rejecting his proposal, on Monday succumbed to her injuries.
"On 4 March evening, the victim succumbed to injuries. The victim received 70 per cent burn injuries on her body with extensive airways and lung injury," said the doctors at Yashoda Hospital.
The accused Sai Anvesh on February 27 had poured petrol on the woman and set her ablaze after she rejected his love proposal. They both were the students of Vagdevi College in Warangal Urban.
The accused has been nabbed by the police and the investigation into the matter is underway.
The incident had occurred in the limits of Hanmakonda police station. (ANI)