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Man burns his girlfriend alive because she refused his marriage proposal

By Mason White 7:41 PM November 4, 2015
Sonia Bibi 

By: Chan Yuan
A man was arrested on a charge of murder after setting his girlfriend on fire because she refused to accept his marriage proposal, police in India said.

Punjab police said that they have arrested 24-year-old Latif Ahmed, after he was accused of killing 20-year-old Sonia Bibi.

According to the police investigation, Ahmed and Bibi were dating each other for several years. Recently, Bibi decided to move on and broke off the relationship.

Ahmed however, had other plans, and asked Bibi to marry him.

When she refused, Ahmed became extremely angry. He doused Bibi with gasoline and set her on fire. Bibi suffered burns to 50 percent of her body, and she was transferred to Nishtar hospital in Multan.

At first, doctors believed that Bibi will survive, but she got an infection and died.