Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a man burnt his wife and six-month-old daughter in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district on Thursday.
The incident occurred at Chirama village under Kalinga police station during wee hours of Thursday.
The accused, Tankadhar Bhatara, surrendered to the police after committing the crime.
Reports quoting neighbours said Tankadhar had a quarrel with his wife till late in the night. Villagers rushed to the house after hearing screams and were astonished to see the mother-daughter due burning during the wee hours.
After committing the crime, Tankdhar went to the police station and surrendered.
Police have now started an investigation into the incident, said reports.