Woman Found Dead In Khurda, Family Alleges Dowry Torture

Khurda: A newly-wed woman, Sobha Patra was found dead in her house at Gandhipadia here today morning. The woman had married one Sukant Rout, a native of Jajpur a few months back. According to Sobha’s father, Hrushikesh, she was killed by her in-laws over dowry demands.

Basing on the complaint of the deceased’s father, Khurda Town police have registered a case and detained one person for questioning. The police is waiting for the post mortem report to ascertain the cause of death. Further course of action will be determined by the post mortem report, the local IIC US Singh said.

Umashankar Singh, IIC, Khurda Town police station