Balasore, June 1: The Nilagiri police today arrested a man for attempting murder of his wife at Rangamatia village under Oupada block in the district.
The arrested has been identified as, Jaga Singh, a resident of Dengasahi village under the police limits.
According to reports, Singh had married off one Sabita, daughter of Ramakant Dehury of Rangamatia village under Shyamsundarpur gram panchayat.
Recently, Sabita left her in-laws house and moved to her paternal house after Singh allegedly tortured her beat her up.
Later, Singh along with his friends went to Sabita’s house and tried to kill her, but failed.
In this regard, a complaint was filed against him, basing on which the police arrested Singh.
A case (171/202) under Sections 478, 323, 307, 506, 34 of IPC registered, informed a police officer.