The Hush Post |9:36 am |one-minute-read
A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly setting ablaze his mother on fire at MPV-55 village in Malkangiri district. The incident took place on Saturday.
The victim, identified as 55-year-old Gita Mandal, died after receiving severe burn injuries.
As per the police, Tapas Mandal and his mother had an argument over property. Mandal first thrashed his mother. Afterwards, the 30-year-old burnt her up. He did not realise how serious the situation had turned till the victim went up in flames.
The doctors immediately declared her dead upon arrival at the hospital.