MYSURU: A 43-year-old woman
was arrested on Wednesday after she poured petrol and set her husband on fire for allegedly having an affair
"Mazhar Pasha, 47, was rushed to a hospital on Monday evening. He succumbed to burns on Wednesday evening," police said.
According to Udayagiri police
, Pasha, a resident of Satyanagar in Mysuru, is a scrap dealer. He married Mamtaj 25 years ago. The couple has six children. Upset over his alleged affair, Mamtaj poured petrol on Pasha after a verbal duel on Monday evening.
In her statement, Mamtaj told police that her husband was having an affair and he was getting ready for a second marriage despite her opposition. "Though the two were married for 25 years, their relationship began to turn sour after Mamtaj got to know about her husband’s affair. Locals and community leaders had counselled the couple. Pasha often threatened his wife and children that he would desert them and marry again. On Monday, Mamtaj set her husband on fire after a heated discussion," police said.
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Mamtaj was arrested after Pasha’s relatives lodged a complaint on Tuesday.
"We will hand over his body to the family after conducting a postmortem. Initially, we had registered a case under Section 307 (attempt to murder) of IPC against Mamtaj. Now, we will register a murder case against her," police added.