Pune: A woman allegedly set herself ablaze after facing repeated domestic violence. The incident took place in Pimpri Chinchwad, Pune.
According to the report, the woman was a resident of Udyonagar, Chinchwad. She allegedly set herself on fire after a heated argument. After the argument, the deceased allegedly ingested DDT powder with water. DDT powder is used to kill ants. The deceased had bought kerosene oil on the day of the incident. After the deceased ingested the powder, she called her husband. When husband came back home and picked up a fight with the deceased. During the fight, the deceased allegedly poured kerosene oil on her and set herself on fire.
Bhimrao Shingade, Senior police inspector of the Chinchwad police station, told the Hindustan Times that the husband suffered burns while trying to rescue the deceased. He suffered 20 per cent burns
The deceased was pursuing the last year of her medical studies. She had an arranged marriage with the accused. The deceased was taken to the Surya Hospital in Pune for her treatment. The deceased could not survive the 100 per cent burns and passed away. The police had allegedly taken the statement of the deceased before she died.
The police booked the accused, Chatan Govind Chaudhary, his mother, Rajani Govind Chaudhary and his father, Govind Chaudhary.