Octogenarian booked for daughter-in-law s murder
Chandigarh Oct 12 (IANS) An 80-year-old man from Tarn Taran district in Punjab was booked on Thursday for the murder of his daughter-in-law police said.
Police said Arjun Singh doused Harjinder Kaur 45 with petrol on Wednesday night and set her on fire following a row over money in Burj Puhla village near Harike about 240 km from here.
She suffered critical burn injuries and died in a private hospital in Amritsar on Thursday. The accused is absconding. The woman s husband is a Punjab Police Head Constable.