Russian Andrey Atarshchikov from Volgograd Region set fire to his partner, thinking she was a witch.
According to Lenta.ru, the court sentenced a man to 2.5 years in prison under the article “ Intentional infliction of grievous bodily harm, dangerous to a person's life, committed with torment for the victim. ''
It is clarified that in May the couple had a feast. After drinking alcoholic beverages, they began to quarrel. It seemed to Atarshchikov that the woman's eyes were shining, so he ran into the barn for a can of gasoline to check if the “ witch '' would light up or not.
When the woman nevertheless caught fire, he extinguished her and smeared the burns. The next day, the victim was admitted to the hospital as her condition worsened.