Man commits suicide after burning wife to death

16/01/2020 at 10:08 AM

Padmapur, Jan 16:  A man allegedly burned his wife to death before committing suicide in Odisha on Wednesday over a family feud, police said.

The deceased couple has been identified as Maheswar Sahu and his wife Susrita Sahu of Bannanagar village under Gaisilat police limits in Bargarh district.

According to police, Maheswar was living alone in his house when his wife was staying with her parents in Dunguripali along with two daughters.

They had come to Maheswar yesterday and the incident took place. We are suspecting a family dispute behind it, said an investigating officer.

Bodies of the couple have been sent for post-mortem.

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