Filmmaker Santosh Gupta’s spouse Asmita and daughter Srishti allegedly dedicated suicide by immolating themselves at their dwelling in Mumbai’s suburban Andheri’s DN Nagar, police mentioned on Wednesday.
The mom and daughter allegedly set themselves ablaze of their residence at D N Nagar in Andheri (west) on Monday afternoon and the matter got here to mild when neighbours alerted the hearth brigade, he mentioned.
As per preliminary stories, 55-year-old Asmita took the drastic step as she was affected by a protracted kidney ailment. The couple’s daughter Srishti killed herself as a result of trauma of her mom’s sickness.
The duo was rushed to Cooper Hospital, the place Asmita was declared useless on arrival, whereas Srishti, who suffered 70 per cent burns, succumbed to her accidents at Airoli Nationwide Burns Centre on Tuesday, the official mentioned.
“We’ve registered two completely different unintended dying stories within the case and additional investigation is underway,” senior inspector Bharat Gaikwad from DN Nagar police station mentioned.
Filmmaker Santosh Gupta is thought for guiding small budgets movies like Faraar, Romi the hero and Aaj kie Aurat. He’s but to react on the whole matter.
With inputs from PTI