Berhampur, Jan 23: A woman and her paramour have been detained for allegedly attacking her husband to death at Sukundada village, Sadar police said on Thursday.
The accused murdered her husband Prafulla Sahoo yesterday after he came to know about her illicit relationship.
Later, she admitted Prafulla to hospital citing that he was critically injured in an accident.
However, the attending doctor declared him brought dead.
Villagers detained the body and informed police on suspicion of something fishy behind Prafulla’s death.
The autopsy report revealed that he was killed. Police registered a murder case and have detained his wife and her rumoured paramour.