Minor Girl Killed In Fight Over Death Of Chickens In Odisha’s Rourkela

Rourkela: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was allegedly killed after dispute over death of chickens at Kumbharapada village under Hatibari police limits. The deceased has been identified as Roshni Dungdung (14).

Reportedly, Roshni’s family had reared eight chickens that died last week. Suspecting that the chickens were poisoned by neighbour Samir Dungdung, a heated exchange of words ensued between the two families on Monday.

Soon, this turned into a physical brawl during which Samir sustained injuries on his head. He retaliated by attacking the minor girl with a wooden plank. Roshni was rushed to Rourkela Government Hospital, where she succumbed to her critical injuries while undergoing treatment.

On intimation, cops reached the spot and nabbed the accused.