KARACHI: A married woman on Friday burnt herself to death by spraying kerosene oil on her body and the death toll of married women reached to four in two days.
According to the police, a mother of one-year-son Salama, 23, wife of Abdul Hassan committed suicide in her residence located at Taiser town Lyari Express Way in jurisdiction of Surjani Town. She was taken to Abbasi Shaheed hospital but she succumbed to dead on the spot.
After the medical formalities the relatives of deceased took the body from hospital, said police.
While mentioning the statement of Salma’s family members’ police said that Salma was alone in her house with her mother-in-law Ruqaya, just before the incident Salma asked Ruqaya that she was going to her room and for taking bath. Her mother-in-law was busy with some house works, for a while she (Ruqaya) heard shout of Salma from inside the room. She immediately reached Salma’s room but the room was locked from inside then Ruqaya saw form the window that Salma was burning. She asked for help from her neighbourhood without any delay.
Some of their neighbours reached on the spot and broken into the room to try to save her, but she died on the spot.
Police, said that the family of deceased including her father Abdul Rasheed does not want to lodge an FIR of the incident. While police learnt in their initial investigation that it was a suicide case.
Meanwhile police said that she burnt herself because of some domestically disputes there was no anybody was presented at the house where and when the incident took place. The further investigation is in progress and after that if any clue, police got, and thus the FIR will be lodged. Deceased was a Bengali woman and her husband is labourer by profession.
Source: The NAtion