His son-in-law sets his father-in-law’s house on fire to avenge a domestic dispute in Gondia in which the father-in-law lost his life and his wife and son were burned
According to information received regarding this incident, Devanand Meshram (52) and his daughter Aarti K in Suryatola area of Gondia. Shende (30) and her four-year-old grandson, Jay, were sleeping Wednesday night. Meanwhile, Meshram’s son-in-law, Kishore Shende (35), arrived at his father-in-law’s house around 12:30 p.m. Before fleeing, he quietly poured gasoline around the house and set it on fire.
The police arrested the accused
Gondia SDPO Sunil Tajne while briefing on the matter said Meshram suffered severe burns in the fire and died of suffocation while his daughter Aarti and son Jay suffered severe burns in the incident . Tajne further said that the accused Kishore Shende fled after the incident but has now been arrested and is in custody.
Kishore was separated from his wife and son due to feuds
The SDPO said we have recorded an accidental death and are carrying out a further investigation. Locals informed that the accused Shende was living apart from his wife Aarti and son Jai due to constant fighting and physical beatings.
Both are in critical condition
Last year, Aarti got bored and left Shende’s house with her son and moved to her father’s house and has been living there ever since. Tajne said the condition of the female victim and her son was critical as they suffered around 80 per cent burn injuries and were transferred to Nagpur Hospital after receiving first aid at a local hospital.