Madikeri: Man who burned 7 relatives in house commits suicide

12:02 PM Apr 06, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Madikeri: The dead body of Bhoja, who had burned to death 7 of his relatives while they were sleeping in his house in Mugutageri village at night, was found dead on Tuesday morning in the garden of another of his residence at Ponnampete.


Bhoja had reportedly called his daughter, who lives with her husband, on the night of the incident and told her that he had called her mother several times in two days asking her to return to his house, however, she refused and so he burned her.

He also told her that he too will be killing himself soon.

Bhoja had locked the house where his wife, son and other relatives were, poured petrol into it through the tiled roof before setting it on fire.


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