Kantanaji, May 15: A man allegedly killed his wife following a quarrel at Satnaminagar village under Bangomunda police limits in Balangir district late on Friday night.
The deceased has been identified as Pushpa and the accused has been identified as Kailash Satnami.
According to police sources, a heated argument ensued between the couple over some issue, the quarrel broke out after the victim had rebuked the accused for committing nuisance in a drunken state. In a fit of rage, Kailash attacked Pushpa, killing her on the spot.
On being informed, the police reached the spot and detained the accused person.