Bengaluru, March 5: A 36-year-old woman set herself ablaze following a quarrel with her husband over preparing fish curry, a Times of India report said.
The incident happened at the couple's residence in Tarabanahalli, Chikkajala, North Bengaluru on Thursday night.
Police said the victim Anjali was rushed to Victoria Hospital by the neighbours on time to save her life. Doctors said she had suffered 10 per cent burns but was stab, the report said.
Police added that Anjali was asked to cook curry by her husband Venkateshwarappa, a lobourer, who bought fish from the local market. When she said she doesn't know to prepare curry, a heated argument followed between the two.
Around 9.30 pm, Anjali went to the kitchen set herself ablaze after dousing herself with kerosene. Her husband started to scream seeing this and the neighbours rushed in with a blanket and took her to the hospital, the report said.
Police have detained Venkateshwarappa.