Banei: A man allegedly strangulated his first wife to death with the help of his second wife at Bhuyan Sahi of Phuljhar village in Mahulapada police limits of Sundargarh district.
Police recovered the body of the deceased, Semati Nayak (39), from Bhuyan Sahi on Sunday morning and sent it to Lahunipada community health centre for postmortem. The police registered a case and detained the deceased’s husband Charan Nayak and his second wife Nagi (40).
According to sources, Charan had been living with both of his wives in the slum. While Charan has five children from his first wife, his second wife was issueless.
Charan’s two wives picked a quarrel Saturday night over some issues. In a fit of rage, Charan and his second wife strangulated his first wife to death.