Kasaragod Dec 8, 2015: A distressed girl set herself ablaze an hour after grandfather’s death. The incident took place at Cheruvathur in Kerala on December 7, Monday.
The deceased is identified as Reshma(22). She was a Computer Engineering Student. Her Grandfather PK Kannan (75) was admitted to a Hospital due to severe chest pain on previous day night. Unfortunately he breathed his last on December 7, Monday in the morning. She loved her Grandfather very much.
Reshma who was very fond of her grandfather was unable to bear this loss. She was depressed over grandfather’s death, poured kerosene onto her and set herself ablaze. She was rushed to the Hospital immediately but their effort to save Reshma was in vain.
Her body was taken to Pariyaram Medical College for post mortem.
The Chandera Police are investigating the case