Woman beaten to death over past enmity in Khurda

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Khurda: A woman was beaten to death with a wooden plank at Badnayapalli village in Khurda district over past enmity on Tuesday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Parvati Pradhan, wife of Kabi Pradhan.

According to sources, an argument ensued between Kabi Pradhan and a 21-year-old youth over some issue three days ago. Following this, Kabi had lodged a complaint with the police.

The youth, to take revenge, reached Kabi’s house this morning and attacked him. But when Kabi’s wife Parvati opposed him, the youth attacked her with a wooden plank.

Though she was rushed to the Khurda DHH, doctors declared her ‘dead on arrival’. On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.

Reportedly, the accused youth is on the run after the incident and efforts are on to nab him, sources in the police said.

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