SPO`s daughter burnt alive, 2 injured in fire in Kishtwar

Last Updated: Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 17:34

Jammu: Daughter of a Special Police
Officer (SPO) was burnt alive and two others, including the
SPO, were injured when their house was destroyed in fire in
Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir late last night, police
officials said.

Fire broke in the house of SPO Vinay Kumar due to a
short circuit at Kantwara in Kishtwar late last when the
family was sleeping.

While wife and father of SPO managed to come out
without any injury, SPO, his son Aman Kumar and daughter Rita
Devi were caught in the fire.

Later, Rita was burnt alive and the father-son duo
were rescued by villagers with multiple burn injuries and were
hospitalised, they said adding house was totally gutted in the
fire.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 17:34

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