Keonjhar: A man allegedly committed suicide after hacking his wife at Barigaon under under Ghasipura police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district today.
According to reports, Nabaghana Sahu of the village had an altercation with his wife Manjulata over a family dispute. Losing his cool, he hacked the woman with an axe leaving her critically injured.
Manjulata was initially admitted to the Anandapur sub-divisional hospital and later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as her condition deteriorated.
Later, Nabaghana ended his life by consuming pesticide. He was found in a critical condition at a bush near the village. He was rushed to hospital, where doctor declared him dead.
Police have started investigation into the incident.