Three of a family ended life by setting them on fire due to financial problems !

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

I n a tragic incident,a couple ended life along with their daughter by setting them on fire due to financial problems they were facing.

The deceased are identified as, Santhosh Kumar,Oman Santhosh Kumar,and Sanush.

The deceased Santosh kumar runs a hardware shop in HSR layout and suffering from financial loss and not even paid rent for the last three months .

Adding to worse the family is depressed due to alleged harassment from money lenders.This could be the reason behind their extreme step, police suspected.

The incident came to light at around 6 am when neighbours noticed smoke billowing out of their house and informed the landlord.

The police along with fire and emergency service personnel rushed to spot put out the fire and rushed the charred family members to St Johns hospital where the doctors declared them as dead on arrival.



daughter studies in PU.

The HSR layout police have taken up a case and are investigation is on said a senior officer.