Baripada: A woman allegedly killed her father-in-law over family feud in Baripada town of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha.
The deceased man has been identified as Bijay Kumar Aich (78).
The incident occurred at Kali Mandir Sahi of Ward No.16 under Baripada Town Police Station area this morning.
As per preliminary information, a heated argument took place between Jayanti Bhuyan and Bijay Aich over some family matter in the morning following which the 27-year-old woman attacked her father-in-law with a sharp weapon.
Bijay fell on the ground in the attack and his head was hit with an article placed there.
The victim was immediately rushed to the Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital, where he was declared dead.
Based on allegation by the accused woman’s husband Debraj Aich, police reached the house and arrested her, informed Baripada Town Police IIC Birendra Senapati.