Woman attempts self-immolation at SP’s office

Bhubaneswar, 12/2/20

A 45-year-old woman today attempted to commit suicide near Superintendent of police office in Berhampur to protest against alleged police inaction on a criminal case.

Minaskhi Mishra, resident of Panda Colony in Berhampur city, had lodged a complaint and named the accused persons who had launched murderous attack on his son.

Mishra took the extreme step and poured kerosene on herself as she could not meet the SP to air her grievances.

The victim who has sustained 40 percent burns was shifted to MKCH medical college and hospital in Berhampur. Her condition is stated to be critical, police said.