Mayurbhanj: A woman was allegedly set ablaze by her in-laws at Sainkula village under Khunta police limit in Mayurbhanj district.
According to sources, the woman, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, was rescued with critical burn injuries from inside her house this morning. Later, the locals rescued the woman and shifted her to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
While it has been alleged that the in-laws of woman poured in kerosene and tried to kill her by setting ablaze, police have reportedly lodged a case and initiated a probe into the matter.
On the other hand, the in-laws of the woman have refuted the allegation.