Woman Allegedly Set On Fire Over Water Dispute


BETUL, MADHYA PRADESH: A woman in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh was allegedly set on fire over a water dispute by her in-laws.
The daughter of the survivor said, “My whole family and grandmother had set my mother on fire. We used to live together, but the property was divided. There was a dispute over water. They abused my mother, poured kerosene and set her on fire”.

“A joint family had some dispute. It has come to my knowledge that there is a hand pump over which the father-in-law and brother-in-law had put locks,” a police official said.

The police official said that a case has been registered against three members of the family of the woman. “We have registered a case against two brothers-in-law and father-in-law.”


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