Baripada, Nov 25: An elderly woman was allegedly hacked to death in Kuliana area of Mayurbhanj district late last night.
The deceased has been identified as Magar Singh of Jhinei village under Kuliana police limits.
According to reports, while Magar was asleep, the accused barged into the house and slit her throat. She succumbed to the injuries.
The son of the victim lodged a complaint in Kuliana police station this morning alleging that his mother was killed over a past enmity.
Being informed, police reached the spot and nabbed the accused identified as Budan Singh of the village.