LUCKNOW: In a second incident within 10 days, a man set himself ablaze after a spat with his wife in Malihabad
The deceased was identified as Amrish
alias Hori Lal
, 35. He was a washerman.
Police said Amrish consumed liquor
at home on Wednesday night and then had an argument with his wife.
Around 10pm he went in his room and locked it from inside and set himself afire.
Police said initially Amrish tried to hang himself from the ceiling fan, but when the attempt failed, he poured kerosene
on his body and set himself afire.
On December 30, Manish Rajput
, a pick-up van driver, had set himself afire in Madiaon. His wife had gone to stay with her parents after the couple had an argument.