Vizianagaram Man Sets Fiancee on Fire Suspecting Fidelity

 - Sakshi Post

In a tragic incident, a van driver who suspected the fidelity of his fiancée, set her ablaze at Chowdiwada village of Vizianagaram district. He attempted to kill her by dousing her with petrol and setting her on fire. The incident took place on Friday.

Police reports claim that Rambabu of Naaruva village, Srikakulam district and Gali Ramulamma of Chowdiwada fell in love with each other and were to get married in October. However, Rambabu accused Ramulamma of having an affair with another man and he tried to cancel the wedding. But, her family members insisted that they go ahead with the wedding.

As Rambabu could not get the wedding cancelled. He came up with a plan to kill her. He went to Ramulamma’s home after midnight and doused her in petrol and set her on fire. When her elder sister Santoshi tried to stop him, he threatened to kill her too.

Ramulamma, Santoshi and her son sustained burns. However, Santoshi called the police using the Disha app. The police rushed to the spot and took the victim to the hospital.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy enquired about the incident and directed the officials to shift the victims to Visakhapatnam for better medical treatment.

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