Crime against SCs, STs on the rise: Govt
Crime against Scheduled
Castes and Scheduled Tribes communities has seen a surge in the
recent years as close to 40,000 cases were registered during 2008,
about 3,600 more than the previous
(UP): A 65-year-old woman was set ablaze allegedly by her
daughter-in-law over a family feud at Qila Mohalla here.
Rukmani was admitted to a hospital
with burn injuries after she was allegedly set afire by Divya, 25.
"We have arrested Divya," SHO, Ahmadgarh, Dharmesh Kumar, said.
Divya, a mother of three, however
claimed that Rukmani had attempted self immolation, the SHO said.
Her husband Brijbhushan, a farm labourer, was in the house at the
time of the incident.
Police said they were investigating