Couple consume sulphas outside Jhansi SSP office; husband dies



Lucknow: A couple today allegedly consumed sulphas tablets in front of the SSP office in Jhansi district that resulted in the death of the husband as the wife still battles for life.

Kailash Rajput (48) and his wife Kesar Devi (45) had met Senior Superintendent of Police Jhansi Vinod Kumar Dohre in connection with the alleged assault on their son Narendra Singh by four people of Ujiyan village on July 27, police said.

After coming out of the SSP office, they consumed sulphas tablets and informed a constable standing there. The two were rushed to the Jhansi medical college hospital, 350 kms from here, where Kailash died, they said.

Police sources said that on July 28, an FIR was filed in connection with the assault on Narendra. His parents were today assured of all assistance by the SSP.

Soon after the incident, Dohre suspended the thana in-charge and a senior sub-inspector in this connection.

PTI