Tuesday, January 16, 2018
User Rating: / 0

Woman Raped And Set On Fire By Father-In-Law In Odisha

BARIPADA (ODISHA): A woman was set on fire after by her father-in-law at Rairangpur town in Mayurbhanj district after he allegedly raped her, police said on Saturday.

The woman, 23, was alone in her in-laws' house when the incident occurred on Friday night. The woman has sustained about 80 per cent burns and is admitted at a private hospital in Jamshedpur.

The woman's father lodged an FIR at Rairangpur police station, stating that the woman's her father-in law Ramgopal Khemka, 55, allegedly attacked and outraged her modesty finding her at alone at home.

As the woman threatened to report the matter to the family, the accused set her ablaze by sprinkling kerosene on her.

"Accused Ramgopal Khemka has been arrested. A case has been registered against his name under various sections of IPC," Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Mayurbhanj, Ashok Patnaik said.

COMMENTSThe woman married the accused's son Avinash two years ago, police said.

(With PTI inputs)

Courtesy: NDTV

Add comment

We welcome comments. No Jokes Please !

Security code


Who's Online

We have 1900 guests online

Visits Counter

769246 since 1st march 2012