Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Dhenkanal, Nov 26:

A family feud turned fatal as a person committed suicide by hanging himself and his wife sustained burn injuries after attempting self-immolation following a quarrel between the two at Oukhama village under Sadar police station in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district last night.


According to reports, Narayan Sahoo, the deceased, took the extreme step following a quarrel with his wife Nayana last night. Later, the woman set herself on fire by pouring kerosene over her body.

She was rescued by locals in a critical condition and rushed to the district headquarters hospital. The victim was later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as her condition deteriorated.

On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.