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Mystery shrouds over death of married woman in city


Bhubaneswar: Mystery shrouded over death of a married woman, who was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the bedroom of her house in VSS Nagar here late on Saturday night.

Family members of the deceased, identified as Swarupa, who was working in a private hospital here, alleged that she has been murdered while the husband of the woman claimed she committed suicide.

The deceased’s sister Sasmita Acharya alleged that she had witnessed her brother-in-law torturing and beating her sister several times. She further claimed that her sister was killed.

However, the deceased’s husband Pravat Kumar Moharana said when he came home and knocked at the door, there was no response. So, with a duplicate key he gained entry into the house.

After he opened the bedroom window he found Swarupa hanging from the ceiling fan.

The Saheed Nagar police have sent the body for autopsy and began a probe into the incident.


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