In yet another incident that sends shocks and anger across the state, the person whom his children set afire in Jorhat a couple of days back died on Sunday.
Identified as Deven Dutta, the sexagenarian of Pulibor area succumbed to burn injury in the wee hours at the Jorhat Medical College Hospital.
Dutta’s wife is still battling for life at the same hospital along with their son and daughter who set the parents on fire before trying to committee suicide.
The incident took place on Thursday where the son and daughter who are believed to have fallen in incestuous love tried to kill their parents by setting them on fire.
Then they used blades to kill each other. But the local residents came to their rescue and rushed the family members to the Jorhat Medical College Hospital.