Nephew beats aunt to death in Keonjhar village, arrested

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Keonjhar: A woman was allegedly beaten to death by her nephew in Kalanda village in Banshapala block of Keonjhar district.

The deceased has been identified as Raibari Dehuri, aunt of accused Srikanth. Cops have nabbed the accused nephew.

According to sources, an altercation ensued between the duo as Srikanth often used to let his goats graze at Raibari’s garden. While Raibari barred Srikanth from doing so, the latter purposely destroyed Raibari’s garden yesterday. Spotting this, Raibari scolded him. The situation took an ugly turn after the youth thrashed Raibari with a stick.

Though the injured woman was immediately admitted to Banshapala CHC, she succumbed to her injuries here.

On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body for post-mortem. Reportedly, police have registered a case and initiated a probe into the incident, added sources.

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