A middle aged housewife was set on fire by her husband at Nurpur Gram Panchayat under Kailasahar sub-division in Tripura on Friday. The victim, Surjan Biwi, is now battling for her life in Unokoti district hospital.
The incident took place around 11.30 in the morning on Friday when Surjan Biwi was set on fire by her husband Hussain Ali. The accused after committing the crime fled from the spot. Neighbours and Fire Services crew brought Sirjan Biwi to the Unokoti district hospital in a critical condition.
The entire incident took place in front of their six years old daughter who is now under trauma.
Kailasahar Women PS OC Shiuli Das rushed to the hospital to record the statement of the victim.
Based on the statement of Surjan Biwi police arrested accused Hussain Ali’s mother. Ali’s mother denied the charges leveled against her son. Police investigation is on.