The housewife, Margaret Onya, who was allegedly set ablaze by her husband over an argument, is battling to stay alive in an undisclosed hospital.
It was gathered that an argument had ensued between the couple over Onya’s alleged refusal to attend his father in-law’s funeral.
But shortly after setting his wife ablaze, Mr. Onya who took off but was given a hot chase and arrested by the police.
A housewife, Margaret Onya who was allegedly set ablaze by her husband over an argument is battling to stay alive in an undisclosed hospital
Margaret, alleged that her husband had threatened to teach her a lesson after the argument and allegedly carried out the act in spite of her pleas.
She said: “We had a quarrel and my husband was telling me he will teach me a lesson. After the quarrel, I sat on the chair and my husband was gazing towards one direction.
“He later stood up, brought petrol and wanted to pour it on me. I immediately held the container and we were dragging it while I was shouting for help from neighbours.
“Before I knew it, he turned the petrol in a bucket, poured it on me and lit a matchstick. It was my neighbour who rushed into our apartment that put off the fire on me with water.”