Odisha: Quarrelsome Family’s 'Self-Immolation' Bid In Bhubaneswar, Couple & Minor Son Critical

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19 January 2019

Bikash Das

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Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a couple along with their minor child sustained critical injuries in an alleged self-immolation bid near Kapileswar canal on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.

Reportedly, the couple, Bablu Das and Janaki Das, had been constantly fighting over some family matter and would repeatedly knock the doors of Lingaraj police station. Last evening too, their scuffle had been sorted out by the cops.

However, today morning the trio was rescued by police and admitted to Capital hospital reportedly after the couple allegedly tried to set themselves on fire. Later, they were shifted to SCB Medical Hospital in Cuttack after their condition worsened. While the minor boy is stated to be stable, the couple has endured burn injuries on almost 50 per cent of their body, said sources.

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Anup Sahoo, DCP, Bhubaneswar