Crime and Accident

Unhappy over marriage alliance, Dalit woman immolates self

Unhappy over marriage alliance, Dalit woman immolates self

New Delhi:A 20-year-old Dalit woman allegedly immolated herself over family discord in Kokhraj area, police said in Kaushambi on Sunday.

Deepa, who was not satisfied with the marriage fixed by her father, on Saturday poured kerosene oil and immolated herself in Gaura locality, they said.
Unhappy over marriage alliance, Dalit woman immolates self

She was admitted to the district hospital in a serious condition, where Deepa died late last evening, police said.

The body has been sent for postmortem.