Drunk Husband Set On Fire By Wife, Daughter

**Jajpur:** In a horrifying incident a man was allegedly burnt alive by his wife and daughter at Kaliapani area on Sunday night. The deceased Subas Singh, a driver used to abuse his family under the influence of alcohol on a regular basis.

On Sunday night, he came home in an inebriated condition and started misbehaving with his daughter. Singh’s wife intervened and tied him to a pole and later set him on fire, said sources. Subas was rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Mangalabag police have registered a case of unnatural death in this connection. On the other hand, Kalipani police has detained Singh’s wife basing on prima facie evidence and a written complaint by his brother. Further investigation is on.