Suspecting husband’s character wife torches him after pouring petrol while he was asleep

Published: Jan 9, 2019, 9:10 am IST

Mysuru, Jan 9 (UNI) Suspecting husband’s character, a 44 year-old woman set him aflame at Sathya Nagar in Udayagiri Police Station limits on Tuesday night.
Police said on Wednesday that the 45 year-old Mazhar Pasha is battling for life at the Burns Ward in K R Hospital.
Mazhar Pasha was set aflame by his wife Mumtaz by pouring petrol on him while he was asleep. The couple who are married 24 years ago have six children. Pasha was working as an auto-rickshaw driver.
It is alleged that the couple were frequently quarreling over his illegal affairs. Unable to tolerate her anger, Mumtaz poured petrol on Pasha when he was asleep and set aflame.
Udayagiri Police have arrested Mumtaz and investigating.