Keonjhar, Oct (LocalWire) A man burnt alive when his house caught fire near Sadha Chhak under Soso police station of Keonjhar district, police said.
The deceased identified as Sukadev Munda, a clerk of Anandapur Tehsildar, was sleeping in his house last night when the mishap struck him.
The fire had engulfed the entire house and Munda could not come out, they said.
On being informed, fire personnel rushed to the spot and doused the blaze .
Police had seized the charred body and sent for post-mortem, the sources said adding investigation into the incident was continuing.