Man Allegedly Kills Lover For Speaking Over Phone To Another Person In Odisha’s Sonepur

Sonepur: In a bizarre incident, a man allegedly strangled his 24-year-old girlfriend to death and set her body on fire at Balipali village in Kenjhiriapali panchayat under Birmaharajpur police station of Odisha’s Sonepur district.


The deceased has been identified as Mandakini Patania.

Police reached the spot on Monday morning and recovered the half-burnt body of Mandakini.

Accused Linga Dehury has been detained

According to sources, Mandakini and Linga Dehury were in a relationship. Linga found Mandakini talking to someone over phone on Sunday and objected to it. The couple had an argument and an enraged Linga allegedly strangled Mandakini to death and set her body on fire in an isolated place.

Police are interrogating the accused.

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