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Widow attempts self immolation along with son before Angul collectorate

25/01/2021 at 1:07 PM

Angul, Jan 25: A woman along with her son attempted self immolation before Collector’s office here demanding security to her family. Police have rescued the duo while committing the act.

Damayanti Behera, a widow, resides in Gobara village under Bikrampur police station. She was allegedly getting tortured by her husband’s elder brother. Chaitanya Behera. Chaitanya had allegedly encroached her homeland after Damayanti’s spouse passed away.

Damayanti had knocked the doors of village committee, Bikrampur Police and Angul District administration, but in vain.Ultimately, Damayanti decided to commit self immolation before the district collector’s office. On January 25 she and her son tried self immolation pouring kerosene over them. However, police rescued them from the deadly act.

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