Dairyfarm woman succumbs to burn injuries

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL
Port Blair
21 Mar 2017

A housewife of Dairyfarm area reportedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire on Monday. The victim of domestic violence suffered 80 percent of burn injuries and was rushed to GB Pant Hospital. She succumbed to injuries during treatment at the Burn’s Ward. A case under relevant sections of the law has been registered at PS Aberdeen. According to sources, the victim, who resided near the Tirupathi temple area, was under extreme depression over continuous torture by her husband. On Monday, she poured kerosene and set herself on fire. Police is investigating the matter.