Odisha: Dead girl child branded by family members in attempt to resurrect her

Keonjhar: In a shocking incident, family members of a dead girl child reportedly branded the body with hot metal in an attempt to resurrect her at Purandapur village under Turamunga police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district.

As per reports, Tankadhar Maharana, a resident of the village, faced the tragic loss of both his daughters, Lipi and Itishree, due to complications from diarrhoea. Itishree passed away as she was being taken to the District Headquarters Hospital, while Lipi succumbed to the illness during treatment at the hospital.

In a desperate attempt to bring the younger girl back to life, Tankadhar and his family members resorted to branding her.

Upon receiving reports of the incident, police reached the village and initiated an investigation.

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