A woman has been injured when a man from Tulsipur sprayed petrol on her house and set it on fire. Ujjwal Shrestha, a resident of Tulsipur Sub-Metropolis-9, Beluwani, has sprayed petrol on his house and set it on fire, injuring his wife Maya Shrestha, 28, police said.

The injured Shrestha is undergoing treatment at Rapti Provincial Hospital, Tulsipur. There is news in Rajdhani daily. Shrestha’s wife said that a fire broke out in her house when she tried to kill herself by spraying petrol.

According to Shyamu Aryal, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Area Police Office, Tulsipur, the fire destroyed the drawers, clothes, TV and other items in the room.

Shrestha has given a statement to the police that he tried to set fire to the house saying that he was tense due to repeated disputes with his wife. Shrestha is currently under police control.

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