Berhampur: In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly murdered by her husband on Sunday at New Military Line under Sadar police limits in Ganjam district.
According to sources, the couple indulged in a verbal duel over some issue. In a fit of rage, the accused husband slit his wife’s throat with a sharp weapon.
The accused has been identified as Rabindra Behera and the deceased woman was Pratima Behera.
On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. Police suspect that the reason behind the murder in a family feud.
Efforts are on the nab the accused man, who is on the run after the incident, said the police adding that a probe into the case is underway.