New Delhi, August 16, 2021: A man and a woman set themselves afire outside the Supreme Court premises here today after pouring kerosene on themselves, according to the police.
The reason behind their extreme step was not immediately known, they said.
According to news agency PTI, Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Deepak Yadav said a police team deployed at the spot rushed with blankets to save the duo. The team managed to douse the fire and immediately took the victims to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital for treatment.
An inquiry is underway and further details are awaited, he said.