Adelaide Indian-origin woman who set husband's penis on fire to be tried for murder

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Adelaide, Mar. 13 (ANI): An Indian-origin woman, who allegedly set fire to her husband's penis, will stand trial for the man's murder.ajini Narayan, 44, has been committed to stand trial in the South Australian Supreme Court after pleading not guilty to murder, arson and three counts of endangering life in an Adelaide court, the Herald Sun reports.

The mother of three allegedly set fire to her husband's genitals in December 2008.

After suffering major burns, her husband Satish Narayan died in hospital several weeks later.

The fire also gutted the family's Adelaide home, leaving a damage bill of about 1 million dollars, the paper said.

According to a previous court hearing, Rajni had reportedly told neighbours: "I'm a jealous wife, his penis should belong to me. I just wanted to burn his penis so it belongs to me and no one else. I didn't mean this to happen."

In the Adelaide Magistrates Court on Friday, defence counsel Lindy Powell QC said it was conceded Narayan had a case to answer. (ANI)

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