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Madhya Pradesh man sets himself on fire after wife deletes messages, contacts

The man said he took the drastic step out of anger after his wife Bhaggo deliberately deleted some of the numbers and message from his mobile phone

bhopal Updated: Jun 03, 2018 23:12 IST
Anupam Pateriya
Anupam Pateriya
Hindustan Times, Bhopal
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A man allegedly tried to commit suicide by setting himself afire on Saturday after his wife deleted some messages and numbers from his mobile phone. The husband has been admitted to Damoh district hospital with 40% to 50% burns.

Gyani Chakravarti of Hindoriya village, Damoh said he took the drastic step out of anger after his wife Bhaggo deliberately deleted some of the numbers and message from his mobile.

Gyani is a daily-wager and in addicted to alcohol which often led to fights with his wife, sources said.

District hospital police sub-station officer ASI Vinod Karolia said Gyani’s condition is stable. “We have recorded his statement and going to his village for further investigation.

First Published: Jun 03, 2018 22:57 IST