Drunk father-son duo jumps into burning house, die

A father-son duo died after they jumped into a burning house which they had set ablaze in an inebriated state here, police said.

Updated: Sep 23, 2011, 17:14 PM IST

Fatehpur: A father-son duo died after they jumped into a burning house which they had set ablaze in an inebriated state here, police said.

The incident took place yesterday at Khaga area. 50-year-old Phool Singh, a rickshaw puller, and his 25-year-old son Rekhan Singh consumed liquor and after a fight set their house ablaze and jumped into it, they said.

They were rushed to a nearby hospital where they succumbed to burn injuries, they said.

PTI