Kochi: A plus 1 student was burned to death when a youth set fire on her by entering at her home at Kakkanad near by Valiya Juma Masjid on Wednesday at around midnight. The youth who poured petrol also on him burned to death. Devika alias Paru, 17, a plus 1 student, daughter of Shalan and Midhun, a Paravur native were killed in the incident.
Dejected love motivated the youth to the killing. Midhun who was reached at Devika’s home knocked at the door and told her father who opened the door that he wanted to see his daughter. He poured petrol and set on fire up on Devika, who came there after awaken from sleep. Midhun also burned to death along with the girl and Shalan girls’ father who tried to save her also injured gravely. Police reached at the incident spot after the natives informed them over the incident and rushed the burned duo to the hospital. Both pronounced dead at hospital.