A woman who was set on fire allegedly by her ex-husband at Khilgoan in the city on Tuesday night died at Dhaka
Medical College Hospital early Wednesday
The decease was identified as Rubi Akter, 25, wife of M Rana. Rubi and Rana had been living in a rented house in the area.
Police said Sumon, the ex-husband of Rubi, dragged her out of the house on Tuesday night and set her on fire after pouring petrol.
Rubi was whisked off to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) around 12am in critical condition.
Later, she succumbed to her injuries around 6am on Wednesday.
Constable of DMCH Police Camp Sentu Das confirmed the incident.
A case was filed with Khilgaon Police Station in connection with the incident.