Man hacks wife to death in Keonjhar over family feud


Keonjhar: A woman was hacked to death allegedly by her husband over a family feud in Bandmahuldiha village under Ghatagaon police limits in Keonjhar district on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Mani (53), wife of accused Sunia Munda of the village.

According to sources, an argument ensued between the couple over some petty issue this morning. The situation took an ugly turn after Sunia, in a fit of rage, attacked Mani with an axe. The woman sustained fatal injuries and died on the spot.

On being informed about the matter, Ghatagaon Police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. The body was then seized and sent to a local hospital for post-mortem.

Further investigation into the matter is underway, sources added.

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