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Woman sets herself ablaze outside Delhi Police HQs

A 45-year-old woman on Monday set herself ablaze outside the Delhi Police headquarters, officials said.

delhi Updated: Jul 14, 2014 19:52 IST
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SELF-IMMOLATE,Sushila,Police HQ

A 45-year-old woman on Monday set herself ablaze outside the Delhi Police headquarters, officials said.

Sushila, a resident of Durga Park in Sagarpur area of west Delhi, poured an inflammable material on her body and set herself on fire at 4.15pm outside the police headquarters situated near the ITO complex in central Delhi.

She was rushed to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital with 50% burn injuries.

A police official said the woman along with her daughter had reached the police headquarters to meet senior officials regarding a complaint.

"We are yet to note down her statement as she is not in a fit condition for it," the official said.

First Published: Jul 14, 2014 19:47 IST