Published On : Fri, Jun 3rd, 2016

3 women die of burn injuries in separate incidents

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Nagpur: Three women died of burn injuries they suffered in different incidents in the city. Husband and two sons of one of the victim’s too were burned and are being treated at Military Hospital in Cantonment Area of Kamptee.

In the first incident, the deceased Sushma Niranjan Radekar (49) of Sushila Layout, Raj Nagar, got burned around 5 pm on May 28 when she was burning garbage and waste in front of her house.

Suddenly, due to strong winds, the gown of Sushma caught fire engulfing her flames. She was rushed to Mayo Hospital and was admitted in Ward No 3. However, on May 29, Sushma took discharge on her own. But after reaching home, her sufferings increased intensely and her health started deteriorating. Sushma was again broght to the Mayo and admitted in Ward No. 3. Unfortunately, she succumbed to burn injuries on Thursday (June 2) during treatment.


Jaripatka API Hanwate registered a case of accidental death and probing the matter further.

A Pandharabodi resident Ranjana Sidharth Wahane (35) got burned while cooking food at 10.30 am on May 24. Her husband, Sidharth Kisan Wahane (42), who was parking his auto, heard shrill cries of Ranjana and noticed her cloth burning. He immediately took Ranjana to G B Multicare Hospital but died on Thursday while undergoing treatment.

On the basis of a statement by Sidharth Wajane, Ambajhari Woman PSI Zamre has registered a case of accidental death and started investigation.

In the third incident, four members of Sharma family, including husband-wife duo and two sons, staying in Cantonment Area in Kamptee, received burn injuries in an incident not specified by police on June 1. Subsequently, Lali Bablu Sharma (35), her husband and two sons were admitted to Military Hospital in the Cantonment Area. However, on the advice of Captain Shanta Kumari, Lali Sharma was referred to Mayo Hospital. But she succumbed to burn injuries on Thursday around 9.45 am during the course of treatment.

Old Kamptee API Rathod registered a case of accidental death and launched an in-depth investigation into the incident.