Bhubaneswar: A man allegedly beheaded his wife over suspected extramarital affair in Nayagarh district of Odisha today.
The accused, identified as Arjun Bagha (35) of Bidapaju village in Nayagarh, then walked into Banigochha police station with the severed head and surrendered before the cops.
Bagha reportedly beheaded his wife Dharitri Bagha (30) with a sharp weapon over suspicion of infidelity and carried her severed head to the police station in a gunny bag. He also confessed to the crime before police, sources said.
The police have detained the accused and reached Bidapaju to probe the incident.
“We have seized the headless body and launched an investigation in this regard,” said Banigochha IIC Laxman Dandasena.