Jajpur (Odisha), Nov 28 (PTI) A 29-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly beating his wife to death in an inebriated condition in Odisha’s Jajpur district, police said. Also Read - Odisha Woman Ends Life After Daughter's Morphed Obscene Photos Go Viral on Social Media
Bibhuti Munda of Ghagia village came home drunk on Tuesday night, picked up a quarrel with Sabitri, his wife of five years, and beat her up with a stick killing her on the spot. Also Read - Odisha Lockdown Extension News: 14-day Complete Shutdown in Ganjam, Khurdha, Cuttack, Jajpur, Rourkela From Today Till July 31 | Check Guidelines
Neighbours found Sabitri lying dead on the floor of the house on Wednesday morning, beat up her husband and informed the police. Also Read - Odisha Assembly Election 2019 Results: Bari, Barchana, Dharmasala, Jajpur, Korei Sukinda Winners List
Both Bibhuti and 25-year-old Sabitri used to work as daily labourers but the husband had the tendency to spend all his income on liquor and torture his wife, police said.
The body was sent for post-mortem examination.
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