13 Feb '12, 2pm
Indian man torches wife who gave birth to 2nd daughter
(ASIA NEWS NETWORK/THE STAR) - A man torched his wife after she gave birth to a second daughter, Tamil Nesan reported. P. Sominaidu, a labourer from Dabbanda village, about 50km from Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh state in India, had married G. Someshwari about four years ago. They had a daughter, Reshmathi, three years ago and Sominaidu was reportedly not happy when his wife gave birth to the second child, Bhavya, nine months ago. Someshwari died while receiving treatment in hospital.