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Odisha: Woman Burnt Alive By In-Laws For Using Mobile Phone In Dhenkanal

**Dhenkanal:** A woman was allegedly set on fire by her husband and in-laws over using mobile phone in Talabarkot under Dhenkanal Sadar Police station on Sunday.

According to the victim, her husband Kulu Mallick along with her sister and mother allegedly poured kerosene and set her on fire after an argument over talking over phone. The couple had been married for only a year and she had been tortured mentally and physically throughout.

Meanwhile, the victim’s husband refuted all allegations against him and instead said that her wife and mother keep on arguing over everything.

Victim’s father has alleged that her in-laws had been torturing her and beaten her up black and blue several times before. He also added that his son-in-law is always under the influence of alcohol and beats the victim.

The woman was admitted to the Dhenkanal District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) and has been referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack.

The victim’s father has filed an FIR at the Dhenkanal Sadar Police station and they have started investigating into the matter.

**Also Read:** [Woman Beaten To Death By Husband Over ‘Dowry’ In Odisha’s Sundergarh](http://www.ommcomnews.com/public/woman-beaten-to-death-by-husband-over-dowry-in-odisha-s-sundergarh)

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