Sambalpur, Feb 15 (LocalWire) A woman succumbed to her burn injuries at Burla Hospital here on Friday, said reports.
According to police, Jyotirmayee Satpathy had recently sustained about 90% burns in a fire at her father-in-law’s house at VSS colony in Hirakud of Sambalpur.
Initially, she was admitted to VIMSAR Hospital.
Later, as her condition deteriorated, Jyotirmayee was shifted to Burla Hospital.
The cause of the fire is still unknown, while her father-in-law was arrested on Friday for alleged foul play.
Her mother-in-law and husband Smruti Ranjan Nayak are already in police custody after Jyotirmayee’s minor daughter alleged their hands in the incident.
The deceased’s daughter said the incident took place following an altercation between the couple.