Rajkot: A 28-year-old woman in Rajkot and her two minor sons died of burn injuries at their home on Saturday morning. While it is believed that the woman set the boys on fire and then immolated herself, further details will emerge after police investigation.
The woman was identified as Daya. Kuvadwa police rushed to the spot and started primary investigation.
The incident is believed to have taken place on Saturday morning when her husband, mother-in-law and brother-in-law were out for work. The house was completely charred in the fire.
According to neighbours, they heard screams from the house at around 8 am.
The police interrogated Daya’s husband and mother-in-law. While denying any fights between them, her husband Vijay Dedania told the police that Daya had an altercation with his mother. He claimed there were no problems between him and his wife.
The family lives in Nakrawadi area near Navagam Sokhda on Kuwadva road.
The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, police found a container of kerosene at the spot.
Daya’s father, who reached the place on getting the news, denied the possibility of domestic clashes behind his daughter’s extreme step. He said she had never complained about her husband or in-laws since their marraige.
The police have started further investigation. The FSL too has been roped in for investigation.
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