Bhadrak: A man allegedly hacked his wife to death over suspected family feud at Kothar village under Dhusuri police limits in Bhadrak district on Friday.
The accused, identified as Sanjay Mahalik, has been arrested for killing his wife Rashmita Mahalik.
According to sources, Mahalik, who works at a textile mill in Punjab, had returned home two days back. Last night, an argument broke out between the couple over some issues.
The quarrel took an ugly turn when the man attacked his wife with an axe, killing her on the spot.
On intimation, police rushed to the spot and arrested the accused husband. The body was seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.
Further investigation into the matter is underway, the police said.