Odisha woman axed to death by husband

Bargarh: A woman was axed to death allegedly by her husband in inebriated condition in Barahata Sahi of Kala village under Barkote police limits in the district today evening. The deceased was identified as Meghi Shabar (40).

Locals said Meghi had an argument with husband Sambaru Shabar (45) over financial issues today afternoon. A few hours later the husband-wife engaged in a quarrel. In a fit of rage, Sambaru who was under the influence of alcohol, attacked Meghi with an axe killing her on the spot.

After receiving information, the Barkote police reached the spot and detained the deceased’s husband.

The body was sent for post mortem and investigation into the case is on, said a police official.

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