Girl immolates herself before lover’s house in Rourkela


Rourkela: A 22-year-old girl committed suicide by immolating herself outside her boyfriend’s house at Sector-B under Bondamunda police limits in Rourkela on Friday.

The victim identified as Asha Nayak was rescued by some locals and admitted to Bondamunda hospital. She was later shifted to Ispat General Hospital after her condition deteriorated where she succumbed to her burn injuries.

According to sources, the girl and her boyfriend Amit Jadav were in a relationship for a long time and Asha had been persuading him for marriage. However, Amit had been avoiding her proposal.

Following the incident, father of the deceased girl lodged a complaint at Bondamunda police stations alleging that her daughter was burnt alive by Amit.

Police have registered a case based on the complaint and raids are on to nab Amit, who is on run.

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