Crime

Youth sets ablaze brother-in-law in Ganjam

Berhampur: In what can be termed as a terrible outcome of a family feud, a youth allegedly put his brother-in-law on fire after pouring kerosene on him in Paikasamantarapur village of Pokharipanka gram panchayat under Digapahandi block in Ganjam district early this morning.

The brother-in-law, identified as B Shankar, was rescued in a critical condition by villagers and has now been admitted to the Sheragarh hospital. The villagers have too managed to caught hold of the attacker youth, identified as B Sudam.
While the exact reason behind B Sudamís heinous act was yet to be known, it is suspected that it was an outcome of family feud.

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