Kandhamal: A man and his brother-in-law allegedly attempted to murder his wife after taking her to Jhirapani forest in Kandhamal district on Thursday.
According to sources, the accused man along with his brother-in-law took her wife to nearby Jhirapani forest and tried to strangulate her. Hearing the scream of the woman, passerby rushed to the forest and found the woman with hands and leg tied with rope.
While the accused man managed to escape from the spot, the locals apprehended the accused’s brother-in-law who was present at the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.