Local media quoted police as saying that the wife and daughter of Indian filmmaker Santosh Gupta had allegedly committed suicide.
According to a report on Thursday, Asmita and Srishti Gupta allegedly set themselves on fire in their apartment and the incident was reported by the neighbors after informing the fire brigade.
Gupta has not issued a statement on the incident. According to the Free Press Journal, Asmita committed suicide after suffering from kidney disease while her daughter’s mother committed suicide due to the trauma of her illness.
Police have launched an investigation into the cause of death.