Punjab: Pregnant woman expecting twins dies after husband sets her on fire following argument | India bloomers

Amritsar/IBNS: In a gruesome incident in Punjab, a pregnant woman was set on fire, allegedly by her husband, after an argument on Friday.

According to the police, 23-year-old Pinky, who was six months pregnant and pregnant with twins, died on the spot.

Police said the couple had a heated argument on Friday before the man tied Pinky to a bed and set her on fire in a fit of rage.

The incident was reported from Bullenangal village near Amritsar on Friday.

“Sukhdev and Pinky had a strained relationship and argued over several issues. On Friday too, they had a heated argument after which Sukhdev killed Pinky and fled,” officials said.

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked the Punjab police for a detailed report.

“Shocked by the horrific incident in Amritsar where a man allegedly set his pregnant wife on fire. The cruelty of this act is unimaginable. Chairman NCW @sharmarekha has written a letter to DGP Punjab to arrest the culprit and file an action report in three days #StopDomesticViolence,” said the women’s panel on X – formerly known as Twitter.

Sukhdev was on the run after the incident. He was arrested by the Punjab Police on Saturday evening.