Young police constable burns himself alive after failed affair
A 24-year-old police constable whose love affair failed, ended his life by burning himself alive
Thane: A 24-year-old police constable whose love affair failed, ended his life by burning himself alive, the police said here today.
Assistant police inspector S B Kothmire of the Kalwa police station told PTI today that the constable Tippu Sultan Balekhan Mullah attached to the Thane police commissionerate headquarters was a resident of Kalwa.
He is survived by his widowed mother and three sisters in Kalwa’s Manisha Nagar locality.
On Wednesday night, he doused himself with petrol near Janki Nagar at Kalwa and set himself on fire, reportedly in a bid to scare the girl, but it boomranged onm him.
He was admitted in a badly burnt condition to a hospital in Navi Mumbai where he died today afternoon, the Kalwa police said.
An offence has been registered under Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code against the constable. Further investigations are on, the police said.