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Woman burnt alive allegedly by stalker in southern India

14 November 2017

When her parents started looking for an alliance, Akash who came to know about it got furious and threatened her with dire consequences.

Indhuja was taken to the Kilpauk Medical College (KMC) hospital in Chennai, where she succumbed to her injuries today morning.

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In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly burnt alive by a classmate who had been stalking her for a month.

Indhuja's uncle told reporters that the jilted lover turned up at Indhuja's house in Adambakkam AGS Colony, Saraswathi Nagar, at around 9pm last night, and requested to talk to her.

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Reportedly, women's mother suffered 49 per cent burns and her sister is in the ICU. Aakash absconded after committing the deed and was caught by the police later on.

According to reports, the stalker was identified as Ashok living in the neighbourhood who landed outside Induja's residence on Monday night along with petrol.

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The victim's mother and sister also suffered burn injuries while trying to save her. The condition of the burnt house shows how Induja ran from room to room to escape Aakash's madness but by then she had been burnt badly. Angered he used a petrol can to douse Induja and her family in petrol and set them alight. He has been stalking her for over a month, claiming he was in love with her. Indhuja and her family were initially reluctant to open the door, but Aakash persisted, claiming he only wanted to speak to Indhuja for a few minutes.

Woman burnt alive allegedly by stalker in southern India