Woman burnt alive by `mentally unstable` hubby

A 33-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband, who "appeared to be mentally unstable”, at Jamadhar village in Kendrapara district, the police said.

Last Updated: Jul 22, 2013, 17:47 PM IST

Kendrapara (Odisha): A 33-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband, who "appeared to be mentally unstable”, at Jamadhar village in Kendrapara district, the police said.

The charred body of Sanjukta Behera was found from her house and her husband Umesh Behera (40), a puffed-rice (mudhi) seller, was later arrested on charge of murder.

The accused person appeared to be mentally unstable, the police said.
PTI