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Woman set on fire 3 days before marriage; critical

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LUDHIANA: Three days before her marriage, a 29-year-old woman was set on fire at her house is Vishkarma puri area in wee hours of Tuesday, hours after her sangeet function. The woman had gone out in verandah to use washroom when her family heard her screams. The kin of woman have alleged that two masked men burnt her and escaped.
The family doused off the fire and rushed woman to Dayanand Medical Hospital where condition of woman is stated to be critical. The woman has been identified as Harpreet Kaur.
Inspector Amarjeet Singh, SHO at police station Division number 6 said that, the incident occurred at around 2:30am on Tuesday. Harpreet’s marriage is scheduled on January 17.The entire family including some relatives were at home.
Inspector added that, the sangeet function had concluded some time ago following which everyone fell asleep. Meanwhile by 2:30am, Harpreet woke up and went to verandah of the house to use washroom. Suddenly the family heard screams of Harpreet and rushed towards her. They found Harpreet caught up on flames and after dousing off the fire, she was rushed to hospital.
Harjinder Singh, father of woman has alleged that two masked men have burnt his daughter. According to him, her daughter was screaming that two men have put diesel on Harpreet and set her on fire.
Inspector added, “The police are suspecting some love angel behind this incident as marriage of Harpreet is scheduled on January 17, however this would be ascertained during investigation.”
Officials also said that, the kin have alleged that two masked men have set the woman on fire but police doubt it. The washroom is located in verandah and to go there a person needs to cross by the main lobby of the house. The boundary walls are of the height which nobody can scale.
The family has also alleged that, the accused must have hidden in the house. The police have initiated investigation in this matter.
SHO said that the condition of woman is critical as she has got 90% burns. The woman is unfit to give statement while statements of her family are yet to be recorded to further lodge FIR.

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