In Chennai,India – A constable was allegedly set ablaze by his partner on Sunday. The man was allegedly set ablaze after his partner learned that he had an affair with one of his colleagues.
The victim has suffered 80 per cent burn injuries in the incident and treatment is being administered to him.
The constable has been identified as Venkatesh. Venkatesh is a resident of Villupuram. He has been admitted to the Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital.
The accused has been identified as Asha and she has been arrested.
Asha told the police that Venkatesh tried to set her on fire, following which, she snatched kerosene from his hand and set him ablaze.