Woman sets kid,self ablaze after husband’s suicide

Deceased were identified as Dhaval Makwana (32),Aarti (28) and Nil.

Written by Express News Service | Rajkot | Published: June 2, 2012 5:30 am

A woman set her six-year-old son and herself ablaze after her husband reportedly hanged himself at their house in Rajkot city on Thursday night.

All three died,police said,adding they were trying to find out the reason behind the incident. The deceased were identified as Dhaval Makwana (32),Aarti (28) and Nil.

“Neighbours noticed flames coming out of the house located in Akshardha complex. When they reached the flat,they found Dhaval hanging from a ceiling fan while Aarti and their child were charred to death in another room,” said a city police officer.

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