Kalahandi: Tension ran high in Uparajhapi village under Thuamul Rampur block today after body of a newly-married woman was found hanging from her home under mysterious conditions.
The deceased has been identified as Muktamani Nayak.
A resident of Pokharibhataguda village, Muktamani had eloped with one Kailash Nayak of Uparjhapi village on June 14 this year to marry him later, after maintaining an affair for past few years. While she was living with her husband at the latter’s house since the marriage her body was found hanging from the ceiling of its room by a rope this morning.
Some neighbours who spotted the body, called up police immediately to inform the matter.
Police arrived at the spot immediately and seized the body for autopsy.
Later, the deceased’s father lodged a case at Thuamul Rampur Police Station claiming that his daughter had been murdered by her husband.
Police are trying to trace the accused husband who is absconding.