Mother sets self, two kids ablaze

Denied permission by her husband to visit her parents on Raksha Bandhan, a woman in Fatehpur district, near here, doused herself and her two kids in kerosene and lit the match, police said Thursday.

Agra: Denied permission by her husband to visit her parents on Raksha Bandhan, a woman in Fatehpur district, near here, doused herself and her two kids in kerosene and lit the match, police said Thursday.

A Fatehabad police official said the charred bodies of Sudama, 27, and her two children, Nisha, 4 and Karishma, 2, were found early Thursday in their house in Bilaipura village of Nibhora area in Fatehpur district, 30 km from Agra.

Sudama`s husband Devendra works as a labourer.

Police said inquiries were on.

IANS

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