In a shocking incident, a young girl was set ablaze by her jilted lover in Hyderabad.
The incident took place in full public view under Lalaguda police station, when the accused who was riding a bike poured petrol and torched the victim, identified as Sandhya Rani.
The victim was rescued by the bystanders but till then she had suffered 60% burn injuries and was shifted to Gandhi Hospital in a critical condition.
The police rushed to the spot and during investigation the accused was identified as Karthik.
Sources say that both Karthikand the victim were in a relationship earlier, but lately the girl started ignoring him on which he planned to kill her.
Speaking to press, DCP North Zone, B Sumathi said, “We have registered a case under section 307 and SC/ST Act, while we are in the process to arrest Karthik.”