Toledo woman claims partner set house on fire

A woman in Toledo says her common law husband assaulted her then set their home on fire. On Wednesday afternoon, the two were at their home situated in a village in the Toledo District, when according to the woman, for no reason – her partner slapped her and threatened to burn down her house. He allegedly then took three lighters, two quart bottles containing kerosene and a sack of her clothes to some nearby bushes. About five minutes later, he returned to the house and reportedly set the thatched roof structure on fire. The wooden home measuring 15×20 ft was completely destroyed. The estimated value of the house is $900. It was not insured.

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