High voltage drama was witnessed after a woman immolated self outside the office of Councilor of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday morning. The victim suffered 95 burn injuries and was referred to Post graduate Institute of Medical Education research (PIMER).
The senior Police officials reached the spot and initiated investigation in case.
According to information the woman Neha (29) came outside the office of Sarabjit Singh Laddi, councilor of ward number 4. The victim poured petrol and immolated self. The councilor who was sitting inside the office with the help of area residents tried to rescue the victim and rushed her to local hospital.
Councilor Sarabjit Laddi said that the woman Neha was having relationship with resident of Baldev Nagar and give birth to a child. Some persons approached him and wanted to settle the matter of Neha through compromise, claimed Laddi.
He further said that being councilor he intervened and the matter was settled and Neha was paid Rs two lakh. Later Neha allowed some family to adopt his child but after few days she again wanted her child back.
She came to me and wanted him to get his child back, said councilor while adding that the police was informed and the child was given back to Neha in the presence of Police. On next day Neha again came to him and demanded five lakh. She also threatened to commit suicide.
Councilor stated to police that Neha was having affairs with four persons and she left all after taking money. Now she wanted to extort money from him, he alleged.
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