House set ablaze in group clash over alleged love affair

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Jajpur: Tension prevailed at Langabalisahi village in Jajpur district after some youths set ablaze an elderly woman’s house during a group clash on Tuesday.

According to sources, a clash erupted between two groups this morning over an alleged love affair. The situation took an ugly turn when the other group set an elderly woman’s house on fire for the involvement of her son in the alleged love affair.

The miscreants fled the spot soon after the incident. Household items, valuables, furniture, and important documents were reduced to ashes, in the mishap.

On intimation, a police team reached the village and took stock of the situation. A probe has been launched into the incident.

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