Kendrapara, Dec 19:
In yet another shocking incident of setting women on fire in the state, a 32-year old woman was allegedly burnt alive by her husband in Pattamundai area of Kendrapara district for apparently failing to bear a child.
Pramila Dash of Baulanga village was allegedly set afire by her husband Gopabandhu Dash on Tuesday. Gopabandhu was arrested on Wednesday on charges of murder, police said today.
Gopabandhu was arrested following the deceased woman’s father Gopinath Dash lodging an FIR in this connection, said Inspector Pattamundai police station, Amitabh Mahapatra.