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Chennai young woman set ablaze by youth dies

Chennai young woman set ablaze by youth dies

Sinduja's mother and sister also suffered injuries when they tried to save her from the flames.

According to the police, the incident took place in Adambakkam area of Chennai on Monday at around 8.45 pm, reported CNN-News18.

According to the police, Akash, a college dropout had proposed Sinduja, which she is believed to have rejected.

Police said they detained the suspect, 23-year-old Akash, who was pursuing Induja against her wishes for almost a month.

Doctors at the KMC Hospital said Renuka and Nivedha suffered 49% and 23% burns respectively, mostly on their faces and hands.

Last night young woman set on fire in Chennai by a stalker.

While a few reports said that the neighbours were the ones who nabbed Akash, an India Today report said that the accused had escaped the scene and was arrested on Tuesday morning.

The victim was an engineer by profession and the accused was a classmate in school. When the family refused to let him see her, Aakash poured petrol on the woman and burnt her alive using a lighter, unidentified police officials said.

NDTV quoted the police as saying that even though Induja's family had rebuffed him, he said they were in a relationship and had plans of getting married.

Induja's father is working in the Canada. They doused the fire and rushed them to a nearby hospital. Photo Credit: APIndhuja (22) died of the burns she sustained after she was set ablaze, allegedly by Aakash (25), for refusing his proposal. Initially, they didn't open the door, but Akash insisted that he would only to talk to Induja.

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