Man arrested for the death of his wife

Berhampur (Odisha): A man has been arrested for the death of his newly married wife at Gobindapur village in Odisha's Ganjam district, police sources said today.

The 20-year-old wife, Mamata Behera, died on Monday night with her parents complaining that she was poisoned by her husband, Srikanta, an electrician at the Goddess Tara Tarini temple who allegedly harassed her for more dowry, the sources said.

The husband was arrested yesterday, they said.

"We are waiting for the post-mortem report to know the exact cause of her death," Inspector In-charge of Purushottampur police station, R P Sahu said.