Bolangir: Police registered a case against a man for allegedly hacking his wife to death for delivering girl child in Indupur village under Larambha police limits in Bolangir district.
The deceased was identified as Kiaphula Bariha of Indupur village.
The incident came to light after Kiaphula’s neighbor spotted her lying in a blood pool and alerted the matter to police.
According to sources, Kiaphula’s husband identified as the accused was a mentally sick person. Few days ago, Kiaphula had given birth to her third girl child but her husband was unhappy with another girl child.
The police rushed to the village this morning and launched a probe into the matter. Police suspect that the accused might have killed his wife as he was unhappy about their child. Further investigation is underway to nab the absconding.