Ilangovan (49), inspector, Government Railway Police, who was admitted to Thanjavur Medical College Hospital with burn injuries died the same night. Ilangovan and his wife Umadevi (42) were admitted to Thanjavur Medical College Hospital after they suffered serious burns on Friday afternoon. Police said that there was a quarrel between Ilangovan and Umadevi. Ilangovan allegedly tried to commit suicide by pouring kerosene on him and setting himself ablaze. Umadevi who allegedly tried to save him suffered burns. Both of them were admitted to the hospital by neighbours. Umadevi's condition is very serious, police said. Thanjavur west police have registered a case.

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