Woman sets her­self ablaze

The Indian Express - - EXPRESS NETWORK -

Lud­hi­ana: A woman, who had set her­self on fire out­side the of­fice of an Akali councillor at Kr­ishna Colony here last week, suc­cumbed to her in­juries at PGIMER Chandi­garh where she was un­der­go­ing treat­ment, po­lice said. In her state­ment given be­fore a ju­di­cial mag­is­trate at the hospi­tal, the woman had al­leged that Amar­jit Singh, the brother of SAD councillor Sarab­jit Singh Ladi, took away Rs 2 lakh which she got as al­imony from her ex-hus­band some­time back. Amar­jit has been booked on the charge of abet­ment to sui­cide and other rel­e­vant sec­tions of the IPC. The ac­cused is ab­scond­ing, po­lice said. PTI

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