Pramadam native arrested for attempt to kill girl by pouring petrol
Pathanamthitta: An attempt was made to kill a girl by pouring petrol over her. The incident happened in the night at Pramadam in Pathanamthitta district. Pramadam native Rajesh was arrested by the police.
Rajesh, who befriended the girl through Facebook, reached her house at night and doused her with petrol. The girl’s mother rushed to her daughter but was also doused in the fuel. When Rajesh tried to set fire using the lighter, the girl’s father came rushing and prevented him from lighting. He also snatched the lighter from Rajesh hands.
The girl’s marriage was fixed a few days back and Rajesh was married.