A 25-year-old woman, who was allegedly set ablaze on Thursday evening in full public view in Secunderabad by a man, succumbed to her burns this morning, police said.She died around 7.30 am while undergoing treatment at Gandhi Hospital in Secunderabad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (north zone) B Sumathi said.The woman worked as a receptionist at an aluminium fabrication unit, the police said.The preliminary investigation say, the 28-year-old accused called the victim to Lalaguda area, located about 10 km from Hyderabad.After she reached the spot, the man suddenly poured kerosene on her and set her on fire before fleeing, a police official yesterday said.Hearing her cries, some passersby rushed to her aid and put out the fire.The woman, who suffered 60 per cent burns, was then shifted to the hospital.”She passed away this morning. We are now altering the case sections also,” Sumathi said.The police had yesterday registered a case under Indian Penal Code section 307 (attempt to murder).A police official earlier said the man was stalking the woman and was harassing her.However, the woman never told her family members about the man or the harassment, the official said.The police neither disclosed any details about the man nor confirmed if he was taken into custody.

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Hyderabad horror: Stalker sets woman on fire in full public view, victim succumb to injuries