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Man locks 2 wives in car and sets it afire, says they didn’t keep mother happy

The arrested accused is from Rajasthan and works in Gujarat. The father of three children, took the wives out on the pretext of buying them jewellery.

india Updated: Dec 20, 2017 15:23 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Jaipur
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Deepa Ram of Rajasthan allegedly burnt his two wives.(File photo)

A man set his two wives on fire allegedly for not keeping his mother happy, police said on Wednesday.

The accused, Deepa Ram, took his two wives Daria Devi (25) and Mali Devi (27) in his car on the pretext of buying them jewellery on Tuesday, the police said.

Ram claimed that he was unhappy with them due to some family matters and as they did not keep his mother happy, Additional SP Jalore Binja Ram said.

“In the moving car, he quarrelled with them. As the car lost balance, he stopped,” Binja Ram said.

Meanwhile, one of his wives got out of the car seeking help of locals but he managed to push her inside and drove away again, the police said.

After some distance, he came out of the car, locked it and set the vehicle on fire, Ram said, adding both his wives were charred.

The accused works in Gujarat and is a father of three children. He has confessed to the crime and has been arrested, the police said.

First Published: Dec 20, 2017 15:15 IST