21 year old Indhuja was burnt alive at her home in Adambakkam by her former classmate. The poor girl was burnt just because she rejected his marriage proposal. Her mother and sister who came to her rescue suffered severe burns and have been admitted to a hospital. Sources said that Akash a resident of Velachery had studied with Indhuja in the same school.
Later on he dropped out of college. He had proposed to Indhuja and as she refused, he had been stalking her.On Monday night, he visited her apartment and pleaded that he be allowed to speak to her for a few minutes. When he was let in,he proposed to her again and when she refused, he doused her with fuel and set her ablaze. Hearing her screams, her mother and sister and a few neighbors came to her rescue but sadly she succumbed to burns.The accused has been traced,was produced before a Magistrate and is lodged in Central Prison at Puzhal.