Bhopal: A man set ablaze his brother-in-law, suspecting that he had burnt to death his sister seven years ago, police said Wednesday.
Sudama poured kerosene on Gopal, his sister’s husband, in Barodia Khan village of Indore district Tuesday, police said.
Gopal, who is struggling for life, was set ablaze outside a temple while he was attending a mass wedding.
His relatives, who were also present at the temple, rushed him to a hospital.
“Gopal has received third degree burns and the chances of his survival are bleak,” said police, who have registered a case against Sudama.
After the incident, Sudama managed to run away.