Indhuja (22) died of the burns she sustained after she modified into as soon as verbalize ablaze, allegedly by Aakash (25), for refusing his proposal. Her mom Renuka (forty Four) and sister Nivedha (20), who tried to rescue her, sustained burns and are being handled in clinic for his or her injuries.
Aakash, an engineering graduate, frail to be loyal with Indhuja and has been stalking her for over a month, claiming that he modified into as soon as in bask in in conjunction with her.
He went to her apartment at Saraswathi Nagar in Adambakkam on Monday night after she did no longer acknowledge to his calls and verbalize her ablaze after pouring kerosene on her.
In step with experiences, Indhuja and her household had been in the starting put reluctant to delivery the door, but Aakash continued and won entry, announcing he finest wished to inform to her for a short time.
On hearing screams, neighbours rushed to the apartment and took the total three females to the Chromepet Govt Hospital. Indhuja modified into as soon as declared ‘listless on arrival’ and Renuka and Nivedha had been later taken to the Kilpauk Scientific College (KMC) Hospital.
Doctors at the KMC Hospital said Renuka and Nivedha suffered forty nine% and 23% burns repectively, totally on their faces and fingers.
The accused, who escaped from the scene after receiving about a blows, modified into as soon as reportedly picked up by the police on Tuesday.
(With inputs from Zubeda Hamid)