Husband attempts to kill wife in Balasore

Balasore/Cuttack: Anita Sahoo, now struggling for her life in the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack hails from Niliabag locality in Baleswar town. Anita was married to Satyam Sunder Patra from Angaragadia barely one year ago. As ill luck would have it for Anita the marital life became a hell. Finally the matter reached the climax.

On Sunday little did Anita know that death lurked on her in the form her husband. She and her mother had just returned from a lawyer. Anita and her mother Minakshi Sahoo had gone to consult the lawyer regarding her divorce. Suddenly Satyam accompanied by four of his friends came and fired at Anita. He was hell bent to kill her. "They were five in number. It was our son-in-law who fired bullets at her," said Minakshi Sahoo, mother of Anita.

A profusedely bleeding Anita was immediately taken to the Balasore district headquarter hospital. The doctors at the hospital referred Anita to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack for better care. "Anita badly needs to be operated upon to remove the bullets from her stomach," said Dr Ehsan Khan, the Casualty Officer at the SCB Medical. Satyam was still on the run. The police have started investigations into the gruesome incident.