Sun. Apr 11th, 2021
Filmmaker's wife and daughter set themselves on fire at Mumbai residence


Mumbai: A fifty five-12 months-outdated lady and her daughter allegedly committed suicide by immolating themselves at their property in suburban Andheri right here, police explained on Wednesday. The deceased Asmita and Srishti Gupta are the wife and daughter of Bollywood filmmaker Santosh Gupta, an official explained.

The mom and daughter allegedly set themselves ablaze in their apartment at D N Nagar in Andheri (west) on Monday afternoon and the matter came to light when neighbours alerted the fire brigade, he explained.

The duo was rushed to Cooper Hospital, exactly where Asmita was declared dead on arrival, although Srishti, who suffered 70 per cent burns, succumbed to her injuries at Airoli Nationwide Burns Centre on Tuesday, the official explained.

In accordance to the preliminary probe, Asmita had allegedly taken the excessive stage, as she suffered from a prolonged kidney ailment and the daughter committed suicide due to the trauma of her mother’s sickness.

“We have registered two various accidental death reviews in the situation and even further investigation is underway,” senior inspector Bharat Gaikwad from DN Nagar police station explained.



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