There have been many such incidents where cases of violence have been registered due to dowry, however, in a recent horrific incident, a case of a son-in-law being burnt alive in the house of his in-laws in UP made the headlines. The case registered is from the Hardoi district of UP, where a young man who visited his in-laws' house was burnt in Gaya by pouring petrol.
After finding out about the incident Superintendent of Police reached the crime scene, at present, police are engaged in investigating the whole matter, however, currently, the person who is being accused of the crime is the victim’s brother-in-law.
The case is registered at the Kudi village of Pachdevra police station of Hardoi. According to the information from the police, where Anil, 25, a resident of Mohalla Sheikh Sarai of Pali town, was married to Rita, a resident of Kundi village of Pachdevra police station, about 5 years ago. Rita had been living at her maternal home for the past few days so her husband Anil went to his in-laws' house on Thursday to pick up his wife.
On Saturday, the husband asked the in-laws to bid farewell to the wife which led to some dispute between Anil and his wife. Victim Anil told that due to a dispute with his wife, Sadhu Dinesh, a resident of Khiria Sultanpur, Pachdevra, took out petrol from his bike and set Anil on fire by pouring petrol on him.
Villagers tried to put off the fire as soon as they witnessed Anil being on fire, however, Anil has already faced severe burns by the time the fire was put out. After which the family took him to Shahabad CHC. Where in view of his serious condition, he has been sent to the medical. Where he is currently undergoing treatment.
In this regard, Superintendent of Police Hardoi Rajesh Dwivedi said that information was received that a young man had set himself on fire by pouring petrol in a family dispute. Who has been admitted to the hospital. When the youth was questioned, he says that his brother-in-law was the one who threw petrol on him and put him on fire. The written complaint has not been received in this case yet, once the police get the complaint registered they will follow up by taking action.