"On questioning the man told us that he set her on fire after she rejected his marriage proposal and he did not want her to accept anyone else". We had taken a dying declaration late last night in which she informed us about Karthik and how he was stalking her after she refused to marry him.
The duo got into a heated argument following which, Karthik suddenly doused her with kerosene and set her on fire.
Meanwhile, murder accused Karthik's mother was heart-broken, sad and a little bitter after her son committed the horrific crime.
According to reports, the accused called the victim at the spot, where he poured kerosene on her and set her on fire.
Some passersby came to her aid and took her to the nearby hospital.
Another officer of Telangana Police said, "The victim succumbed to her injuries around 7:30 am while undergoing treatment at Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad". He parked his motorcycle near a hotel hoping to get away but he was arrested when he came to collect the bike, " she added.
Sandhya had been working in a commercial establishment for about a year.
He has reportedly told the police that she didn't reciprocate his feelings.
Police said they would record the statement of the woman, based on which a case would be booked. During the preliminary investigation, police came to know that Karthik is a known person to the victim and he works in the same company, which is into the business of selling aluminium articles.
A case has been registered against Karthik at Lalaguda Police Station under Sections of IPC 302, 354, 354 D, and SC/ST Atrocities Act as Sandhya belonged to the Mala community. Holding back his tears, her elder brother N. Kiran said was eager to celebrate his birthday on Thursday, the fateful day when she could not return home alive.
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