Woman performs Sati on husband’s death

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Mumbai: Charred body of a woman was recovered beside the funeral pyre of her husband in Maharashtra’s Latur district.

On Tuesday the family members of Tukaram Mane went to collect his ashes from his funeral pyre. There they found the charred dead body of Ushadevi, the wife of Tukaram.

55 year old Tukaram Mane died due to heart attack on Sunday evening. After his body was cremated on Monday, his wife went missing. On Tuesday her body was recovered beside the funeral pyre of her husband. It is being suspected that she had performed Sati by jumping in the funeral pyre of her husband.

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