Bangalore: In a dramatic incident, a couple threatened to commit self-immolation to cease the demolition drive in Bengaluru. The incident came about in KR Puram space the place couple Sunil and Sona Singh stay. When BBMP officers reached their home, which had allegedly encroached upon a SWD by two metres, the couple poured petrol on themselves and threatened to set themselves on fireplace. However, the police instantly pulled the girl from behind and sprinkled water on each of them. Police and BBMP officers sprayed the couple with buckets of water and likewise used water hoses to spray water below excessive stress. The couple was briefly detained by the KR Puram police.Also read- Viral Video: Drunk man got here to hospital, declare – King Cobra died due to chunk. watch

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Notably, the BBMP is campaigning in opposition to properties encroaching upon storm water drainage (SWD) in Bengaluru. According to a Deccan Herald report, the home owned by the couple has encroached upon the drain 2 meters and was marked for demolition by BBMP officers after a survey.

According to native police officers, the couple were upset as that they had constructed the home by taking a mortgage and were within the strategy of repaying it. Ever since heavy rains brought about huge flooding in components of town in September, authorities have been conducting an anti-encroachment drive in opposition to the constructions blocking the SWD.

“He had taken a mortgage to construct his home and was repaying the mortgage in small quantities. The couple has two kids and mentioned that that is the one shelter they’ve. We will inform the rationale to the couple and launch them in a while,” the police inspector informed Deccan Herald.

(with IANS inputs)

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