Mother of newborn baby set on fire by Husband in Udalguri

Nayajyoti Deka

Guwahati, October 11: In yet another incident of crime against woman, a mother who had recently delivered a baby was set on fire by her husband in Orang triggering a sensation in the area.

The heinous incident took place at No 2 Kachari bheti village under Orang PS, Udalguri district.

As per reports, the victim Sofia Khatoon(24) was a victim of domestic violence was often tortured by her husband Mafidul Islam.

The victim’s family has alleged that Mafidul attempted to kill his wife for dowry.

Sofia has been admited to the Tezpur Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition.

An FIR has been filed by Sofia’s parents with the Orang police against her husband.