Patna,(BiharTimes): In an incident similar to that of Rupam Pathak a woman in Bihar took upon herself to punish a man who allegedly raped her.
According to reports the incident occurred in Soyian village under Parsa Bazar police station of Patna district.
The rape victim, a 45-year-old widow was sleeping in her home on Monday night, when a villager named Bhola Thakur entered her home and allegedly raped her.
However, Thakur lost consciousness and collapsed in the room as he was under heavy influence of liquor.
Upon this the woman, soaked her sari in kerosene and threw it on Thakur. She then locked the room and went out to alert the villagers.
Thakur was badly burnt by the time villagers broke into the room. He was taken to Patna Medical College Hospital, where he breathed his last on Tuesday afternoon.
Rejecting the allegation of rape against her husband Thakur’s wife had filed an FIR against the woman.