After the death of her husband in Bhagalpur, Bihar, the in-laws started raping Zulmo-Sitam on her daughter-in-law. When this did not happen, the widow daughter-in-law and her two-year-old innocent daughter tried to burn them alive by sprinkling kerosene. The girl died on the spot in the incident. While the woman was brought to Kharak PHC for treatment in critical condition, the doctors referred to Mayaganj for better treatment after first aid. The incident took place at Tulsipur in Kharak police station area of the district.
According to the doctor, the widow Bechni Devi (23) had burnt 80 percent. There is no clear information about where the woman is being treated. Police is investigating the case. The incident is reported to be at 11 pm on Sunday afternoon. People got an inkling of the incident when the injured woman’s maternal uncle reached Kharak police station on Sunday evening. After this, the police came into action and reached Tulsipur. Where all the members of the house were absconding. Kerosene smell was coming from the room. At the same time, the girl’s grandmother Jaimala Devi (60), hidden in the neighborhood, was taken into custody by the police. At the same time, the body of two-year-old milkman Manisha Kumari was captured and sent to Navagachiya for post-mortem.
The woman has a son and a daughter. The son lives in Nanihal, while the daughter lived with the mother. Station head Pankaj Kumar said that the woman’s mother-in-law Jayamala Devi is being interrogated for custody. Where is the injured woman being treated? It is being explored.
Attempt was made to make the event an accident
The parents said that the in-laws were trying to set the woman and her baby girl alive by setting them on fire. To bring the incident to an accident and to hide his misdeeds, he brought PHC for treatment to show the people in the final position. In the past also the in-laws used to torture her a lot. Many times the in-laws were persuaded about this. They did not desist from their action and they executed the big event. At the same time, the people of the neighborhood said that there was a daily dispute here.
The first wife was also killed by in-laws feeding them poison.
Villagers said that the woman’s husband had remarried to Bechani Devi. While the first wife was also poisoned and killed. After this, she got married to Bechani Devi second. After marriage, everything went well for a few days. After this, about two and a half years ago, her husband Vinay died of serious illness. After this, all the in-laws, including mother-in-law, Gotani and Dewar, started harassing them. The woman is five tots. The mother-in-law of the woman who was injured in police custody said that the woman had set herself on fire, but the question is why the woman’s in-laws did not inform the police and why all the members were absconding from the house.