A 53-year-old woman has been arrested for murder after dousing her husband with kerosene and setting fire to him at their home in Saitama on Monday. According to police, Kumiko Oki approached her husband Fumio, 60, while he was sleeping around dawn, poured kerosene on him and set fire to him using a lighter. She has also been charged with arson after their 90-square-meter home was razed.
Oki was quoted by police as saying: "I hated him and wanted him dead."© Compiled from news reports