Etah, June 13 : Suspicious over his wife's alleged illegitimate affair with someone, a man set his wife and two children ablaze in the rural Kotwali area of this district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday.
According to the police, Awdhesh, a resident of Ujjepur village, doubted his wife's character and several altercations had taken place between the duo over this issue.The couple had an argument on Wednesday night also. The accused tied his wife Kanti Devi and two children Lavish (4) and Arti (two-and-half years) to the bed while they were sleeping and set them afire.
Police said that after locking the door from outside, he fled the spot. After receiving information from the neighbours, police reached the spot, broke open the door and saw all three succumbing to injuries. (UNI)