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Indian woman who burnt hubby's genitals granted 'home' bail by Oz court

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Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): An Indian woman charged with husband's murder after allegedly setting fire to his genitals has been granted strict home detention bail by Adelaide Magistrates Court.

Rajini Narayan, 44, was released on bail after an appearance in the court to face allegations she set her husband on fire while he slept after learning he was having an affair.

Narayan has been ordered to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet and live with her mother at suburban Magill.

She will be back in court in February, reports News.com.au.

Magistrate William Ackland also ordered the mother-of-three to accept any psychiatric assessment, monitoring, counselling and treatment considered appropriate.

Prosecutor Lucy Boord remained opposed to bail, saying there were concerns about whether Narayan fully comprehended the result of her actions.

Mr Narayan suffered major burns in the December 7 blaze and was admitted to hospital, but died last week.

Boord said Mrs Narayan told her neighbours she was a "jealous wife" and that her husband's "penis should belong to her".

Mrs Narayan allegedly said: "I just wanted to burn his penis so it belongs to me and no-one else ... I didn't mean this to happen".

The fire gutted the family's suburban Unley home.(ANI)

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