TWO young girls recently lost their lives in fiery deaths. Both happened in a span of two weeks, leaving many shocked.
A young girl was allegedly torched to death by her boyfriend after a lovers' quarrel last week.
Police are investigating the possibility that the boyfriend set fire to the couch she was sitting on. The girl suffered 90 per cent burns and died two days later. The boyfriend has been remanded.
Another crime of passion was reported in "Woman burnt to death" (NST, June 30).
A bank clerk, who had recently registered her marriage, was torched at her doorstep.
It was purportedly committed by three unknown persons who could have been jealous, or were her husband's business rivals.
Two lives have been lost to horrific, murderous rage. And the assailants were known to the victims.
It is a trend today for many young girls in secondary school and college to enter into relationships with boys.
Hopefully, young girls are careful in selecting and entering into relationships with the opposite sex.
Getting involved with boys who have violent and aggressive tendencies could lead to abusive and tragic ends.
Young girls should be wary of boys who abuse them by slapping and hitting them. They should end their relationship and avoid getting involved with them.
Boys who are abusive and aggressive will never stop being abusive and aggressive.
When a boy hits a girl for the first time in a relationship, he will hit her again because violence breeds violence.
So, girls in abusive relationships should think twice of their future. It is not worth getting involved with the wrong boys and ending up in tragic circumstances.