Jajpur: Police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly beating his wife to death at Ghagia village under Sukinda police limits in Jajpur district.
The accused, identified Bibhuti Munda (28), had married Sabitri (25) five years ago. They were working as labourers in the same locality.
According to police sources, Bibhuti had an altercation with Sabitri over some issues. Later, it took an ugly turn when Bibhuti beat up Sabitri, killing her on the spot.
On being informed, police reached the spot and arrested Bibhuti. A probe has been launched into the matter and the body was sent for post-mortem.