Ghaziabad: The police said on Monday that a man, who was allegedly set on fire by his wife in Uttar Prdesh’s Ghaziabad district last week after an argument, has died due to his injuries.
Speaking to ANI, The incident occurred in Muradnagar town last Thursday. Moolchand Tyagi and his wife had an argument over some issue. Geeta, who is Tyagi’s second wife, poured fuel and set him ablaze.
Amit Kumar, Muradnagar police station in-charge, told news agency PTITyagi sustained severe burn injuries and was admitted to the Safdarjung hospital in Delhi for treatment. He died on Sunday night.
His son Gaurav Tyagi had lodged a report against his stepmother and she was arrested, Mr Kumar added.
In addition to this, the officers said that after Tyagi’s death, the case has been converted under the section of murder.