Press Esc to close
Tuesday 29 July 2014
News updated at 6:13 PM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Man dies after setting himself ablaze in AP town

Karimnagar (AP), Nov 28, 2012, (PTI) :

A physically-challenged man died after he allegedly set himself afire over a family dispute at a busy square in the town, police said today.

The incident took place last evening, police said, adding that the victim has been identified as Rala Narayana alias Maraiah (32) from Navipet in Nizamabad district.

According to police, Narayana had come to Karimnagar on Monday to submit an application at the district collectorate for the sanction of a tricycle under the Praja Vaani programme.

On Wednesday, he came to the busy Telangana Chowk in the town. He was carrying some kerosene in a tin and suddenly set himself on fire in the evening, police said.


Those present at the site, managed to douse the flames and rushed him to the Government Headquarters hospital.

According to hospital authorities, Narayana suffered 80 per cent burns.

The district authorities were called in to record his dying declaration, in which, he said that he was disturbed ever since his wife left his home and went to live with her parents. He later succumbed to his burn injuries.

Further investigations are on, police said.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Muslims, with t-shirts sporting slogans to...

Muslims, with t-shirts sporting slogans to...

Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee at...

Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee at...

BJP National Vice President Mukhtar Abbas...

BJP National Vice President Mukhtar Abbas...

A Muslim family riding a motor bike on...

A Muslim family riding a motor bike on...

Catherine (R), Duchess of Cambridge, sits with her husband Prince William (C), and Britain...

Catherine (R), Duchess of Cambridge, sits with her husband Prince William (C), and Britain...

Shooter Anisha Sayyed who won a Silver Medal...

Shooter Anisha Sayyed who won a Silver Medal...

Orazio Cremona of South Africa takes part in the...

Orazio Cremona of South Africa takes part in the...

Blood covers the face of Brody Blair of Canada...

Blood covers the face of Brody Blair of Canada...

India's Mandeep Jangra fights with Jamaica...

India's Mandeep Jangra fights with Jamaica...

Silver medallist India's Vikas Thakur at the medal ceremony of the...

Silver medallist India's Vikas Thakur at the medal ceremony of the...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523