Nation Current Affairs 02 Jul 2016 Woman ends life by j ...

Woman ends life by jumping into brother's burning pyre

PTI
Published Jul 2, 2016, 2:38 pm IST
Updated Jul 2, 2016, 2:38 pm IST
Durga was living with her brother Velaram Manat (35) for the last two to three years.
Durga was distressed by the death of her brother. (Representational Image)
 Durga was distressed by the death of her brother. (Representational Image)

Jaipur: A 28-year-old woman, distressed by the death of his brother, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into his burning pyre in Dungarpur district.

Durga, a mother of three, was living with her brother Velaram Manat (35) for the last two to three years, the police said.

 

Velaram died in a road accident on Thursday night and his funeral was performed on Friday in Satirampur village. After lighting the pyre, the relatives went to their respective houses, they said.

"During this time, the woman reached the cremation ground where the pyre was still burning and reportedly jumped into it. A man spotted her and informed the family members," police said, adding by the time her family members reached the spot, she had died.

After doctor confirmed her death, her half burnt body was also cremated there, they said.

 

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Location: India, Rajasthan, Jaipur




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