Police on Tuesday said it received information that a lady (name withheld), resident of Handwara has been admitted in a local hospital with burn injuries.
A police spokesman in a statement said that immediately officers from a local police unit rushed to the hospital and they learnt that the husband of the lady is reportedly involved in the commission of the offence.
“The accused has been arrested and remains in police custody,” he said.
“A case FIR No 99/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Handwara and investigation is going on,” he added.
“Moreover, experts from FSL and Photo-recording team have been dispatched to the spot for a collection of evidences from the scene of the crime,” said the spokesman.