Seven held for burning woman alive in Rajasthan
Seven people have been arrested in connection with the burning alive of a 27-year-old woman allegedly by her family members for marrying a man from another caste eight years ago in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur district, police said on Sunday. According to police, the incident occurred on Friday while Rama Kumwar was visiting her family to meet them along with her little daughter. “The woman after marrying Prakash Sevak of another community had eloped from her village Pachlasa in Dungarpur district around 8 years ago,” said a police official.
“She returned to her village along with her three-year-old daughter to meet her family and in-laws.” “Her brother Laxman Singh and other relatives who were still angry with her, dragged her out of my house. They beat her up badly and burnt her alive. To destroy evidence, they cremated her late in the evening,” Kalavati, said in her police complaint.