Rajasthan: 18-yr-old girl sets self ablaze as father fails to pay school fees

Jaipur: An 18-year-old girl allegedly committed self immolation after her father refused to pay her school fees in the Udaipur district of Rajasthan.

Shilpa Kumar, a class 12th student, was upset with her father who had refused to give the school fees. In a fit of anger, she poured kerosene and set herself ablaze on Wednesday, Investigating officer Shahzad Ali said.

“She was rushed to a primary health center in Rishabhdev from where she was referred to MB hospital in Udaipur where she died late Wednesday night,” he said.

The body has been shifted to the mortuary and will be handed over to family members after postmortem.