Keonjhar, Feb 22: A woman was allegedly killed by her husband’s paramour at Bhuapur village under the Baria police station in the district, police said on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Rebati Munda, wife of Natabara Munda.
According to police, Natabara works as a tractor driver. He had developed an extramarital affair with Kendiri Munda, who works with him as a labourer.
Rebati had a fight with Kendiri on Friday over her husband’s illicit affair. Rebati’s body was found lying near a canal in the area on Saturday morning.
Police recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem. Police have detained Kendiri for questioning on suspicion of killing of Rebati.