The deceased has been identified as Mandakini Swain.
As per the report, Mandakini, a resident of Baulajhari under Sadar Police Station had married to Mithun Swain of Rohigan two years ago. The couple also had a 10-month-old son out of the wedlock.
However, as per a complaint filed by the deceased’s mother Laxmi Patra at the local police station, she called up her home last night and requested to take her back. As the call got disconnected and phone showed switched off in between the call, Laxmi tried to contact in-laws of Mandakini but in vein.
Later, the parents of the deceased got her suicide news from in-laws.
In the police complaint, the deceased’s mother has alleged that her in-laws were demanding more dowry and subjecting her to mental and physical torture since long. It is a clear case of dowry killing, she maintains.
Sadar Police has launched an investigation on the basis of the complaint after sending the body of the deceased for autopsy.