Jamshedpur : Tragedy struck at Kadma when a 16-year-old girl set herself on fire after pouring Kerosene Oil at her house in Ramjanam Nagar under same police station area in the wee hours of Friday. The victim, identified as Manju Gorai died on the spot.
Manju was a student of DBMS Hindi School and was preparing for the matric examination. The police said this to be a case of suicide and shifted the body to the MGM Medical College mortuary.
Officer-in-charge, Kadma police station, Rajesh Prakash Sinha said as per the initial investigation it seems to be a case of suicide, but the girl has not left any suicide note.
The girl’s father Amarnath Gorai, who runs a public distribution system (PDS) shop at Ramjanam Nagar, said her daughter was normal till last night, and went to her room for the study.
A relative said that Manju was the second daughter of Amarnath, the first one is already married.