Dhenkanal. Aug 24: A man was arrested for murdering his sister-in-law last night while his five-year-old niece sustained critical injury in the attack in Asurabandha village under Bhubana police limits in Dhenkanal district, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Milli Malik. Injured Abhisha Malik has been admitted to local hospital.
The incident took place late last night when all the family members were asleep. Arrested Rabindra Malik attacked his sister-in-law with an axe who died on the spot. His niece was also injured in the attack.
Police reached the spot being informed about the incident and arrested Rabindra.