A man was allegedly set on fire by his wife in Uttar Pradesh”s Ghaziabad district on August 13 after an argument. He succumbed to his injuries on Monday.
The incident occurred in Muradnagar town where the now deceased, Moolchand Tyagi had an argument with his wife Geeta, over some issue. The woman was man’s second wife who poured fuel and set him ablaze, an officer said.
Tyagi sustained severe burn injuries and was admitted to the Safdarjung hospital in Delhi for treatment. However, he later died on Monday as informed by Muradnagar police station incharge Amit Kumar.
His son Gaurav Tyagi had lodged a report against his stepmother and she was arrested, Kumar said. After Tyagi”s death, the case has been converted under the section of murder, the officer added.