Howrah: A son-in law has been accused of raping his mother-in law on Sunday in Howrah after getting released from jail.
The incident took place at Chatterjee Street Police Station area in Howrah. The accused raped the woman and tried to burn her alive using kerosene oil. Prior to this event, he was accused of raping his mother-in law for trying to stop him from taking over her property. He was arrested and sent to jail for seven months. He was released from jail 2-3 weeks ago. Once released, he started pressurizing her to withdraw her case against him. On her refusal, he again allegedly raped her and poured kerosene in order to burn her alive.
It has also been accused that friends and a brother of the accused son-in law helped him in the matter. The officers from the Chatterjeehat police station reached the spot on Sunday. The accused , his brother and his friends are absconding.