Mayurbhanj: In a gruesome incident, a man allegedly chopped off one hand of his wife and later surrendered to the police with the severed part.
The incident took place at Medam village under Udala block in Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday The accused was identified as Gaya Nayak.
According to sources, Gaya picked up a fight with his wife Pana after she objected to his alleged extra-marital affair yesterday afternoon. In a fit of rage, Gaya hacked his wife’s left hand.
Later, Gaya went to the police station with the severed hand and surrendered to the police. The police rescued the victim and admitted her to the Udala sub-divisional hospital. Her condition was stated to be critical.