Nashik, Apr 17: A 50-year-old man here allegedly murdered his wife by setting her ablaze and later committed suicide.
Gulabkhan Kasamkhan, a resident of Abbas Nagar in Malegaon, poured kerosene on his wife, Naushadbi (40), and set her on fire following a quarrel between the two yesterday. Gulabkhan was suspicious of his wife's character, sources said.
After killing his wife, Gulabkhan set himself afire. The couple was admitted to Wadia Hospital in Malegaon, where they later succumbed to their injuries.