A woman was set ablaze on fire for protesting against cutting of trees in Pipda city near Jodhpur in Rajasthan. According to a report, the woman is identified as Lalita, who had protested for the construction of a road near the village by cutting the trees.
Angered with her protest, a group of villagers poured petrol on her and set her on fire. She breathed her last Monday morning.
According to a report, it is said that head of the village Ranveer Singh was also involved in the incident and also 10 people have been named in the FIR.
Speaking to media, a police officer said, “The sarpanch and other people poured petrol on her and burnt her alive. The body is in the mortuary. We will arrest the accused soon, after a fair investigation.