Mom sets self, son ablaze


Deccan Chronicle - - CITY -

Hy­der­abad: A 30-year-old woman com­mit­ted sui­cide by dousing her­self and her son with kerosene and set­ting them both on fire in Gad­wal on Wednesday night. Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, Sheikh Haseena and her hus­band mar­ried 10 years ago and have a seven-year-old son Mo­hammed. “On Wednesday night, Haseena fought with her mother-in­law over some fi­nan­cial is­sue and in a fit of rage, poured kerosene on her­self and her son and set them­selves on fire,” po­lice said, adding that vil­lagers then shifted them to Kurnool gov­ern­ment hos­pi­tal, where they were pro­nounced dead. Ac­cord­ing to Da­roor po­lice, dowry ha­rass­ment and do­mes­tic abuse have been ruled out and the ac­tion is said to be im­pul­sive.

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