On the night of June 30, a young man rushed into a marriage hall, where his alleged love was getting married, and set himself on fire. He happened to come to the hall with fuel and set himself ablaze, though people tried to stop him.
The 21-year-old man was identified as Mohammad Ashwaq, 21, a resident of Rajendranagar who was into the stonework. He told the police that he could not see the woman he loved dearly getting married and set himself on fire.
On the night of June 30, patrol teams of Langar Houz rushed to the function hall near PVNR Expressway and found a man lying with burns. He was immediately rushed to a hospital. Though he received 40 percent burns, he later succumbed to them while undergoing treatment.
The police denied rumors that he held the bride and held her slightly, injuring her. However, when some people in the hall tried to stop him, they got slightly burnt but were largely unhurt. But he did try to run towards the bride but was stopped by the guests at the wedding hall.
(If you have suicidal tendencies, dial Sneha Foundation – 044 24640050 or Tata Institute of Social Sciences – 9152987821.)