Woman burnt alive over property dispute in Rajasthan

Jaipur: A 35-year-old woman was burnt alive outside her house allegedly by her mother and sister and the latter’s paramour over a property dispute in Jhunjhunu district’s Dakha-ka-Baas village, police said today.

Babita Jat, mother of three kids, was burnt on a heap of fodder and her charred body was found outside her house this morning, SHO Nawalgarh police station Nawal Kishore said.

“She was living separately from her husband. She was living with her mother for some time,” he said.

Babita’s husband has lodged an FIR against the victim’s sister Manju, her paramour Shankar Lal and her mother Manohari, the SHO said.

“He has alleged that his wife was killed over a property dispute,” he said

The matter is being probed. No one has been arrested yet, he added.