Bhubaneswar: In a ghastly incident, miscreants allegedly poured kerosene on a girl and put her on fire in Odisha’s Kalahandi district as she opposed passing of lewd comments on her by the troublemakers. She is hospitalised now.
The victim was identified as Tapaswini Rana of Madhupur village under Lanjigarh block in the district. Critically injured is now undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) at Bhawanipatna.
Sources said some village youths had passed lewd comments on Tapaswini. As she opposed this strongly, the youths poured kerosene on her and put on fire in revenge. police are now searching them. Further information is awaited.