Woman hacked to death by lover in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: A tribal woman was allegedly killed by her lover in Pandikote village under Papadahandi police limits of Nabarangpur district. The dead body of the woman was found today in a nearby forest.

The deceased, identified as Gajamati Jani of Pandikote was in a relationship with Tirtha Jani, a youth of the same village. However, Tirtha married another girl as per his family’s decision, informed sources.

When Gajamati forced Tirtha to marry her, the latter took her somewhere four day ago following which Gajamati’s body was recovered today.

“The dead body of Gajamati was found today in the nearby forest,” Sushant Kumar Puhan, a villager, said.

As per family members’ allegations Tirtha killed Gajamati and threw her body near the village.