In a horrifying incident, a man sets his 37-year-old wife ablaze after she allegedly served him less mutton during dinner.

The incident took place in Jui-Kamothe village in Mumbai. The woman died of her injuries on December 9 at Mumbai’s Sion hospital.

The accused has been identified as 38-year-old Maruti Sarode, who is a daily wage labourer from Nanded.

According to a reports, Pallavi Sarode was set on fire by her husband after he got annoyed as she served him less quantity of meat. The woman had four minor children.

“The man got angry after his wife served less mutton in his plate while having dinner on the night of December 4. Maruti was in an inebriated condition when he set Pallavi on fire after pouring kerosene on her. The neighbours rushed the woman to DY Patil Hospital in Nerul,” Senior Inspector Balasaheb Tupe was quoted as saying. 

The woman was later shifted to Sion Hospital. In her statement to police, the victim allegedly told police that her husband set her ablaze in anger.

In a similar incident, a young girl was murdered in cold blood after she complained of less chicken in the biryani served to her at a shop in Chennai in February this year.

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