Amravati, September 25: Angry at being separated from his girlfriend, a youth in Amravati allegedly killed her mother and brother by setting them ablaze, before committing suicide in Vandli village, the police said here on Monday.

The 25-year old accused, identified as one Ashish Thakre, was reportedly upset after being separated from his girlfriend a few months ago following a fight. They were in a live-in relationship for over three years, but after the brawl she left him and returned to her mother's home. Mumbai Shocker: Woman Raped, Assaulted by Father-in-Law in Ghatkopar; Five Family Members Booked.

When Thakre repeatedly visited her home and tried to convince and bring her back, her mother and brother prevented her from returning with him. In a fit of rage, Thakre planned a revenge on the girl's mother Lata S. Bhonde (45) and the brother Pranay (20) by setting their home ablaze at around 1 a.m. on Sunday. Navi Mumbai Shocker: Five-Day-Old Baby Girl Found Abandoned in Open Space in Ghansoli; One Booked.

Even as other villagers rushed to help, Thakre also set himself ablaze and succumbed to severe burns later. Amravati Police have registered a case of murder and suicide and are investigating the matter.

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