Deogarh: A man allegedly axed her wife to death after suspecting her to have illicit affair with someone here in Odisha’s Deogarh district.
The deceased was identified as Bhagabati Behera, wife of Shreebal Behera, a resident of Barakotia village under Khamar police limits in Angul district.
The incident took place following a heated argument between the couple at their daughter’s house in Deogarh district.
According to reports, Shreebal along with his wife Bhagabati had visited his daughter and son-in-law’s house where he killed her with an axe over the suspected extramarital affair.
The police detained the accused husband in this connection.
More details are awaited.