Man hangs self after hacking wife to death in Balangir’s Belpada
While it is suspected that the couple had a tiff which prompted Bhakta to take the extreme step, the exact details of the turn of events are yet to be ascertained.
Balangir: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly hacked his wife to death before hanging himself in Tentuli Munda panchayat under Belpada block of Balangir district today. The deceased were identified as Bhakta Nayaka and his wife Baala Nayak. Both of them were local residents.
While it is suspected that the couple had a tiff which prompted Bhakta to take the extreme step, the exact details of the turn of events are yet to be ascertained. Sources said the husband-wife duo had gone to work on their agriculture field. They probably had a heated argument after which led Bhakta to first kill his wife and then go on to end his life by hanging from a tree nearby. Villagers who gathered at the spot said Baala’s head was bleeding profusely. There was food near her body which indicated that Baala was attacked from behind when she was about to have her afternoon meal.
As per reports, Belpada IIC Bulu Munda reached the spot and a forensic team is expected to arrive soon. Further details are awaited. None of the authorities concerned was available for any comment.