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Woman sets herself ablaze outside Delhi police hq

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New Delhi, July 14 :

A 45-year-old woman Monday set herself ablaze outside the Delhi Police headquarters, officials said.

Sushila, a resident of Durga Park in Sagarpur area of west Delhi, poured an inflammable material on her body and set herself on fire at 4.15 p.m. outside the police headquarters situated near the ITO complex in central Delhi.

She was rushed to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) hospital with 50 percent burn injuries.

A police official said the woman along with her daughter had reached the police headquarters to meet senior officials regarding a complaint.

“We are yet to note down her statement as she is not in a fit condition for it,” the official said.

(IANS)