Self-immolation bid by woman: Four of family critical
Sonepur: The ongoing tiff between a couple turned tragic after the two including their two children sustained critical burn injuries at Nuapada village in Sonepur district.
The couple has been identified as Tiku Soren and wife Kausalya.
According to sources, the Kausalya had been constantly fighting over Tiku’s drinking habits. The situation turned ugly after Kausalya allegedly tried to set herself on fire. In a bid to save the woman, her husband and her children were engulfed in the flames.
The injured family members have been admitted to Bhimabhoi Medical College and Hospital where doctors have stated their health condition to be critical.
On being informed, police reached the hospital and initiated a probe into the incident. In a statement to the police, Tiku said admitted that the mishap was a fallout of a family feud.