Published On : Mon, Oct 20th, 2014

Elderly woman sets herself ablaze in Hudkeshwar

Nagpur: A domestic duel instigated an elderly woman to end her life and she set herself ablaze on Sunday afternoon under the jurisdiction of Hudkeshwar police station.

The 80-year-old woman has been identified as Laxmibai Uikey, a resident of Purani Basti, Narsala. As per details, Laxmibai poured kerosene and set herself ablaze due to some family quarrel. The incident took place at around 12.45 pm on Sunday. Someone informed Hudkeshwar police after which PI Totewar reached the spot with his team. However, no one from the colony dared to help Laxmibai and her burnt body was lying in front of her house. Cops rushed her to Government Medical College and Hospital where she succumbed to injuries in the evening. Cops have started their investigations and have called daughter of the deceased for investigations. Meanwhile, a case of accidental death has been registered.