A woman BJP worker was burnt to death in her house in mysterious circumstances in Etmaddaula area of Agra district on Wednesday. The police were yet to confirm if the woman committed suicide or it was an accident.
Agra Senior Superintendent of Police Subhash Chandra Dubey said that the charred body of Anju Sharma was found inside her house. The woman was alone at the time of the incident and the room was bolted from inside,he added.
Circle Officer of Chhatta area Ravindra Kumar Singh said that Anjus husband Deepak and son Gaurav had gone outside when neighbours saw smoke emanating from the house at 3 pm. They broke the door,extinguished the fire and found the burnt body of Anju lying on the floor.
The CO also said that there was no sign of Anju setting herself on fire; no evidence was found of kerosene or any other such substance which she could have used to immolate herself.