Kandhamal: A man allegedly hacked his wife to death over suspected family feud at Padasahi area
under Sangada police limits in Phulbani of Kandhamal district last night.
The accused husband, Prashant Nayak, has been arrested by the police.
According to sources, an argument broke out between the couple over some trivial issue. The quarrel took an ugly turn after the man attacked his wife with an axe killing her on the spot.
On intimation, police rushed to the spot and launched a probe into the matter while arresting the accused husband. The body was seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem, sources added.
Further investigation into the matter is underway.