Aathira died at Thiruvananthapuram medical college on Thursday, said the police official. Both Aathira and Shanavas were living in a Kollam district and have a three- month-old baby together.
The couple had a heated argument over a video on Instagram. During the argument, Shanavas poured kerosene over Aathira and set her on fire, police official told NDTV. The neighbour rushed to help the Aathira and Shanavas, who is also admitted in the hospital after suffering burns.
An FIR has been registered against Shanavas by Aathira’s mother for killing her daughter.