Rourkela, Jan 30: A woman was allegedly set on fire for dowry in Janta Niwas lane under Plant Site police station limits in Sundargarh district.
The deceased has been identified as Anandi Sonakar. The family members of the woman have alleged that her inlaws set on her fire by pouring kerosene on her. The family members of the victim have also lodged a formal complaint with the police.
Police have detained the husband of the woman and are further interrogating him. “We have sent the body for post-mortem. Further investigation in the case is continuing,” said a police official.