Couple charred to death at Burdwan


Burdwan: A newlywed couple dies after sustaining severe burn injuries on Monday at Mallikpur village under Mangal Kot oilice station in Burdwan district.

The victims were identified as Alamgir Sheikh and Hasina Bibi. As per reports, locals saw smoke emanating from the deceased’s house and found both of them charred.

The locals rushed Sheikh and his wife to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, where the couple succumbed to their injuries. An investigation has been launched in the incident but it is still not clear how the incident occurred.