UP: Man stabs wife to death, later tries committing suicide
A 24-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband who later tried to commit suicide by setting himself on fire today morning, police said. The woman, Sandhya Bharti, was going somewhere on her cycle in Judanpur village in Ballia district, Uttar Pradesh, when her husband Manish Kumar stopped her and stabbed her multiple times, Superintendent of Police, Sriparna Ganguli, said.
After murder, Kumar went to in-laws' house, set himself ablaze
Later, Kumar went to his in-laws' house and set himself on fire after sprinkling petrol. Kumar's mother-in-law was also seriously injured while trying to save him. Both have been admitted to the district hospital and Sandhya's body has been sent for postmortem, Ganguli said. Sandhya was living with her parents from the past one month after being allegedly harassed by her husband, she added.