Sonepur: In a shocking incident, a man reportedly killed his wife over a family dispute at Ainlachat village under Ullunda Block of Sonepur district last night.
The deceased woman has been identified as Mamata Dehuri and the accused as Sankar Dehuri.
According to reports, Mamata had married to Sankar 11 years ago. However, the couple used to fight frequently over different issues following which Sankar used to beat up his wife.
Last night too, a heated argument ensued between the couple, irate over which Sankar beat his wife. She was rushed to Ullunda Hospital in a critical condition. However, she passed away this morning while undergoing treatment in the health centre.
Ullunda Police said to have started an investigation into the matter after seizing the body of the deceased woman.