Balasore: A man was allegedly beaten to death by his niece in Sahada village under Chandipur police station limits in Balasore district.
The deceased was identified as Teli Singh.
According to sources, an argument ensued between Teli and his wife in the presence of the accused, Gurubari, over a family dispute last night. However, the situation turned ugly as Gurubari, in a fit-of-rage, attacked her uncle on the head with a wooden plank.
Though Teli was immediately rushed to Balasore District Headquarters Hospital in a critical state, he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment today.
On being informed, cops reached the spot and registered a case regarding the incident. Later, the police also arrested Gurubari. While the accused niece is in police custody, she will soon be forwarded to court, sources said.