Bollywood filmmaker Santosh Gupta's wife and daughter set themselves on fire in a suburban area of Andheri. According to information available by the police, Santosh Gupta's wife's name was Asmita Gupta and his daughter's name was Srishti Gupta.
According to media reports, the mother and daughter handed themselves over to the flames at home in DN Nagar area of Andheri West on Monday afternoon and informed the fire brigade after receiving information from neighbors about it after which the incident came into the limelight. The duo was rushed to Cooper Hospital where Asmita has been declared dead, while Santosh's daughter Srishti, who had burned up to 70 percent, was shifted to Airoli National Burns Centre on Tuesday, where she also succumbed to her injuries a day after her mother died.
What was the cause of self-immolation?: Asmita had been suffering from kidney problems for a long time due to which she took this step, while her daughter could not tolerate her mother's suffering, which led her to decide to suicide with her mother as well. Not only that, according to Bharat Gaikwad, Senior Inspector, DN Nagar Police Station, "We have registered two separate accidental death cases which are under investigation."