Yet another horrific incident took place in Chennai.
Prema, a 28-yr-old woman was set ablaze inside a car by her husband.
The couple was accompanied by their two kids and was travelling in a Maruti Swift. Due to some reason the couple got into a bitter argument.
In a fit of rage, Prema poured a bottle of petrol on herself. Police said that the bottle of petrol was kept inside the car for emergency by Nagarajan who is a driver.
Prema allegedly gave a dying declaration that as she poured petrol over herself to threaten Nagarajan but to her awe he lit a match stick and set her ablaze inside the car.
Nagarjan left Prema and his children inside the car to die.
Shocked by what Nagaraj did, Prema threw her two kids out of the car but couldn’t help herself. Prema suffered severe burn injuries before someone could come to help.
The children are out of danger and they are admitted in KMC hospital.
Prema was admitted with high degree of burns at the Kilpauk Medical College Hospital where she died on Sunday evening.
Based on Prema’s complaint, Nagaraj was arrested and booked under charges of murder by Saidapet Police.
The police said Prema married Nagaraj five years ago after her first husband deserted her.