Man killed over wife’s ‘extra-marital affair’


Sambalpur: A 55-year-old man was murdered for allegedly opposing his wife’s extra-marital affair with another youth in Sambalpur district.

The body of Krushnachandra Ghosara was found near Satupalli Square in Burla police limits today morning. Some locals spotted the body near a rice mill and contacted the police.

After the preliminary investigation, the police suspected that it was murder over illicit relation.

Manasi (12), the elder daughter of the deceased told the police that a youth frequently visited their house in the absence of her father.

According to sources, Krushnachandra was working as a night watchman in IP Rice Mill. He learnt about the illicit relationship of his wife with the youth yesterday and warned her.

A case has been registered into the case and further probe is underway, the police said.

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