Nabarangpur man torches wife, 5-month-old daughter alive

KalingaTV News Network

Nabarangpur: In a gruesome incident, a man set his wife and five-month-old daughter alive on fire at Chirima village under Kosagumuda block in the district on Thursday. Later, he surrendered before the police.

According to sources, one Tankadhara Bhatra of the village torched his wife and minor daughter alive by putting kerosene on them.

Though the exact reason behind the ghastly incident is yet to be known, locals alleged that there was a long fight between Bhatra and his wife over some issue. The couple had an argument even last night.

Kadinga police arrived on the spot and doused the flame in the presence of SDPO and seized the bodies of the woman and the minor girl. Interrogation of Bhatra, who surrendered before cops, is underway.

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