Berhampur: Tension prevailed at Haridapadar village under Aska block of Ganjam district after body of a 42-year-old woman was recovered from the premise of a temple in the area. The deceased has been identified as Ranjita Nayak.
Ranjita was allegedly attacked by her brother-in-law when she was in the temple. She suffered severe injuries on head and other parts of the body, and died on the spot.
“I was at home when locals informed that my brother killed my wife by hitting her with an iron rod. Later, we informed police about the incident,” said deceased Ranjita’s husband, Sudam Nayak.
According to Nayak, the accused (his brother) had also earlier attacked him over some dispute.
Following the incident, police rushed to the spot and sent the body for post-mortem.
(Edited By Pradeep Singh)