Man tied to tree, burnt to death in Angul
Angul: A 25-year-old man was burnt to death in Angul district allegedly by his relatives for regularly creating nuisance after getting drunk, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday evening at Kadalimunda village falling under Handapa police station limits.
According to locals, the man was tied to a tree and set on fire after petrol was sprinkled on him.
He was taken to a State-run hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. “A preliminary investigation suggests that the deceased, identified as Raj Kishore Pradhan, often consumed alcohol and his relatives did not like him as he was ill-treating and misbehaving with them,” the officer said.
Pradhan’s body has been sent for post-mortem, he said, adding that further investigation is underway.