28 yr old woman attempts suicide

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL
Port Blair
19 Mar 2018

A 20 year old woman tried to commit suicide on Monday. Kalaiveni took the extreme step by allegedly setting herself on fire at the residence of her grandfather at Calicut. She suffered 80 percent  injuries and is presently in a critical stage at GB Pant Hospital.
As per sources, Kalaiveni was married around seeven months ago and is in the fourth month of her pregnancy. She was ailing with poor health during pregnancy and was under depression. On Monday, she poured around 1 liter of kerosene on her body and set herself into flames. Family members raised an alarm and a team of Police Station, Pahargaon rushed to the spot. She was immediately sent to GB Pant Hospital for treatment. Police are conducting further investigation in the matter.