Woman’s half-burnt body recovered from house


Bhubaneswar: The half-burnt body of a woman was recovered from her rented house at Sahid Nagar area in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Chitralekha Patra.

Chitralekha’s husband Niranjan Patra had gone for morning walk. On his return, he found the charred body of his wife. However, it is yet to be ascertained whether Chitralekha died accidentally or someone set her on fire.

According to sources, the woman had a quarrel with the owner of the house. The house owner, however said, the couple used to quarrel frequently.

The police have detained Niranjan for interrogation and further investigation is underway.

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