Woman Found Dead At In-Laws’ House, Family Alleges Dowry Killing


Tension ran high in Kurang Sasan village under Cuttack Sadar police limits in the district this morning, after a young woman was found dead at her in-laws’ house and her family members alleged it to be a dowry killing.

The deceased woman has been identified as Madhusmita Mallick, daughter of Hrudananda Mallick of Govindram Patna village in the same district.

As per the complaint filed by Madhusmita’s father with Cuttack Sadar Police, since getting married off to Tukuna Mallick of Mallick Sahi of Kurang Sasan village around three years ago, she was being tortured constantly mentally and physically by her husband and a sister-in-law. Tukuna was meting out inhumane treatment to Madhusmita in demand of Rs 50,000 and a bike.