Man sets himself on fire outside court

Last Updated: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 23:02

Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh): A 22-year-old man on Friday tried to immolate himself outside a local court here claiming that his wife`s parents were not allowing her to return back to him.
Dilshad (22) tried to self immolate outside District Judges Court premises here this afternoon but was immediately rescued, Sub Inspector Jyotiram Yadav said here.

Dilshad had married Zeba an year back and was not being allowed to meet her by her parents and therefore, to draw attention to the matter he tried to immolate himself.

He has suffered minor burns and is undergoing treatment, Chief Medical Suprintendent Satya Singh said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 1, 2013 - 23:02

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