Bhadrak: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly murdered by her father and step-mother at Bhauriabanki village under Tihidi police limits in Odisha’s Bhadrak district last night.
According to reports, Babaji Barik and his second wife Basanti Barik used to torture Parbati Barik, his daughter from his first wife.
Last night, the husband-wife duo allegedly strangled the minor girl. Hearing her groan, the girl’s uncle Prabhakar Barik rescued her and took her to hospital with the help of villagers.
However, she was declared dead at the medical. On the basis of a complaint filed by Prabhakar, police have detained the two accused for questioning.