19-year-old set on fire for rejecting love proposal

Saturday 02nd March 2019 06:16 EST

HYDERABAD: A 19 year old girl has been left battling for her life after a man set her on fire for allegedly rejecting his love proposal in Warangal. The woman, a third-year student of Vagdevi Degree College at Warangal, received 80 per cent burns on her body and is undergoing treatment. According to the police, K Avnesh, the accused and the woman's classmate, accosted her while she was on her way to college and after his love proposal got rejected by the woman, he poured petrol on her and set her on fire. An official said, “Even before anybody could react she was engulfed in fire and received 80 per cent burns. Avnesh escaped from the spot and police is looking for him.”

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