24 January 2019
Bargarh: In a heart-wrenching incident, a six-year-old girl was charred to death after her father allegedly set their house on fire at Kuketira village under Attabira police limits here over family dispute late Tuesday night.
According to reports, tempo driver Kailash Sahu along with his wife Kasturi and daughter Lisa had moved from Titlagarh in Bolangir and was living in a rented house at Kuketira.
On Tuesday night, Kailash and Kasturi had a scuffle following which enraged Kailash set the house on fire. The trio sustained critical burn injuries and subsequently the minor girl died on the spot.
On intimation by locals, fire personnel and cops rushed to the spot and doused the flames. Kailash and Kasturi were rushed to VIMSAR in Burla where the couple is currently undergoing treatment, while their daughter’s body has been sent for post-mortem in the same hospital.