A man set ablaze his wife alive in Bokan Morr area of Gjrat, the police said on Friday.
According to police, the couple reportedly got into an argument after which the suspect set her on fire and managed to flee from the crime scene.
Attending her alarms, neighbours called the police. The police rushed to the scene and rushed the victim to hospital.
According to doctors at the hospital, 50% of the woman’s body has sustained severe burns. The woman has been shifted the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital.
The police have registered a case against the accused and special police teams have been formed to arrest the accused.
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