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Madras High Court reduces life sentence of woman who set her minor daughter on fire

The High Court noted that the convict was angry at her 13-year-old daughter and had poured kerosene and set her afire in anger though she had no intention to kill her.

The Madras High Court recently commuted the life sentence awarded to a woman, convicted by a local Mahila court for killing her 13-year-old daughter by pouring kerosene over her and setting her afire, while the minor girl was asleep [Rajeshwari v State].

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