Woman dies after setting herself on fire

Noida: Faced with financial problems, a woman on Sunday allegedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze in Sakipur village following an altercation with her husband over payment of dues, police said.

Seema Shukla (24) was living with her husband Neelkanth Shukla, who works as a security guard at a factory here. Neelkanth was not able to earn enough money. The victim had an altercation with her husband over payment to grocery shop dues, they said.

When Neelkanth expressed his inability to clear the dues, Seema felt upset and locked herself inside a room where she poured kerosene oil and set herself ablaze.