Bhubaneswar: The Narla police in Kalahandi district has detained two youths in connection with murder attempt on a girl in Madhupur village under Lanjigarh block early this morning.
Some miscreants had allegedly poured kerosene on the girl, Tapaswini Rana, and put her on fire in the above village as she opposed passing of lewd comments on her by the troublemakers. She is hospitalised now.
Premier Prameyanews7 channel reported it first. On the basis of the report, Naral police have taken two suspects into detention. They were identified as Bulu Das and Sana Sahu.
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.