A 30-year-old cab driver Nagaraj has been arrested for burning his 28-year-old wife Prema and their children alive inside his car, on Sunday, August 7, in India.
According to Times of India, the man was traveling with his family when got into a bitter argument with his wife and unfortunately for the wife, the petrol kept in the car in case of emergency poured on her and without holding back, he got of the car lit a match stick and set the car ablaze.
The police officer in charge of the case disclosed that “Nagaraj stepped out of the car after setting her on fire. She managed to throw her children Thisanth Raj, 4 and two-year-old Yashwanth Raj, through the open window on to the road. The children are out of danger and are admitted in KMC hospital for treatment.”
While Prema managed to push out her kids from the car, she succumbed to her injuries. She was rushed to Kilpauk Medical College with high degree burns and died hours after. However, her four year old son Thisanth Raj is in a critical condition.