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Woman Sets Herself Afire In Rajasthan, Husband Sends Video To Her Family

Woman Sets Herself Afire In Rajasthan, Husband Sends Video To Her Family

A married woman died after allegedly setting herself on fire in Rajasthan. (Representational)

Jaipur:

A married woman died after allegedly setting herself on fire in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district, and the act was recorded on video by her husband, who sent the clip to his in-laws, police said on Thursday.

Six people -- the husband, his parents, his brother and his uncle and aunt -- have been detained, and a case under sections 498A (dowry) and 306 (abetment to suicide) of the IPC registered against them police official Dehri Singh said.

He said the incident took place on November 20, and the severely injured woman was referred to a hospital in Jaipur where she died on November 22.

After a post-mortem examination, the body was handed over to her family members for last rites, the official said.

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The case is being further investigated, the police said.

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