Woman who kissed Rahul Gandhi killed

Rahul Gandhi, India's ruling Congress party vice president and son of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, waving to his supporters during a road show ahead of the 2014 general elections at Samuguri village in the northeastern Indian state of Assam.

INDIA - A woman who was caught on television kissing the Indian Congress Party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Guhawati during his Assam tour in North India on Wednesday, was burnt to death by her husband, Tamil Nesan reported.

Police said the victim, Bonti Chutia, succumbed to her burn injuries, while her husband, Someswar Chutia, had also sustained 85 per cent burn injuries in the incident which took place in Guhawati.

Initial investigation showed that the man got angry over his wife's action. He doused her with petrol before setting her ablaze. He then set himself on fire.