Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): A 42-year-old woman who had received severe burns while boiling potatoes at her house in Ashoka Garden died while undergoing treatment on Monday morning. The woman’s mother, who had tried saving her, is said to be in a critical condition, the police said on Monday.
Ashoka garden police station house officer (SHO) Jitendra Kumar Pathak said that the woman who died was Malti Bai (42). Malti’s husband runs a pani-puri stall in Ashoka Garden for which she boiled potatoes everyday. On Thursday, Malti’s saree caught filing while boiling potatoes. Her mother Chironjiya Bai who was present in the house tried to douse flames. Both of them received severe burns and they have been admitted to Hamidia hospital for treatment.
Malti is survived by husband, a married daughter and 26-year-old unmarried son.
Man who stole valuables, cash from temple held
The Kolar police station staff have arrested a man who took away gold ornaments and cash from Jain temple located in Kolar area in early hours on Sunday.
Kolar police station house officer Jay Kumar Singh said accused Ravishankar Khore (35), a resident of Rajharsh Colony in Kolar, barged in the Jain temple and began picking up gold ornaments and other possessions that had been offered there. Several people, including chairman of the temple, Vikas Jain tried to stop him. He hurled expletives at them and fled.
A complaint was lodged at Kolar police station. The police sifted through CCTV footages and arrested him on Sunday evening. The stolen valuables and cash were recovered from him, SHO Singh said.