Kozhikode: An Odisha native woman and her three-year-old daughter were found burned to death inside the house where they were residing at Mankavu, here on Thursday evening.
The deceased were identified as Roopali Jana (22), a native of Korta in Odisha and her daughter Aradhya (3).
When Roopali’s husband Anil Kumar Das came home after work, the house was locked. Despite calling out Roopali many times, nobody opened the door. Anil Kumar broke the door open only to find his wife and child charred to death.
Roopali is Anil Kumar’s second wife. The family moved into the rented house near Samoothiri Kovilakam in Mankavu one month ago. The Kasaba police have registered a case and are investigating.