Bolangir: A heated argument turned fatal as a person allegedly hacked his wife with a sharp weapon at Barapudugia village under Sadar police limits here on Wednesday.
According to sources, the accused identified as Ganesh Nag killed his wife Gouri with an axe during wee hours today.
On getting information, police reached the spot and arrested Ganesh.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Gouri used to support her maternal family which Ganesh detested leading to quarrels more often, police said.
“Ganesh Nag, who worked as a security guard at a Cooperative Society office disliked his wife’s giveaways. Their argument turned ugly late on Tuesday night and at around 5 am today while both their daughters were away from home, Ganesh killed his wife while she was sleeping. She died on her bed. Further investigation would reveal the exact truth,” Anand Chandra Majhi, Sadar IIC told OTV.