SP MLA booked for allegedly setting woman on fire

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Maharajganj (UP), Mar 18 (ANI): A Samajwadi Party MLA has been booked for setting a woman on fire in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj District.

According to police, MLA Sripati Azad, who represents the Sadar Assembly seat, set Savitri Devi, a widow on fire in Rampur Buzurg village following a heated argument.

According to sources, Azad was a frequent visitor to the widow's house.

The woman, who received serious burn injuries, has been admitted to the Gorakhpur Medical College Hospital for treatment. (ANI)

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