Jajpur: In a shocking incident, a person died after allegedly being set on fire by his wife and daughter following a family feud at Saruabila village under Kaliapani police limits in Odisha’s Jajpur district yesterday.
The deceased, identified as Subash Singh (36), succumbed to his burn injuries while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
According to reports, Singh, a driver by profession, misbehaved with his daughter in an inebriated state. His wife and daughter opposed the act following which he thrashed the duo mercilessly leaving them injured.
In retaliation, the two tied Singh, poured kerosene over his body and torched him. He sustained critical burn injuries and was admitted to the SCB Hospital in Cuttack where he breathed his last while undergoing treatment.