Cuttack, Apr 1: The Sadar police arrested a man for brutally killing his wife for repayment of loan and marrying another woman at Bambilo village under Harianta gram panchayat in the district today.
According to the police report, the brother of the deceased, Manoj Kumar Behera, lodged a complaint against his brother-in-law Pradipta Das alleging that he had murdered her sister, Manasi Behera on March 29. Based on the complaint the police launched an investigation and arrested Pradipta after having ample evidences against him.
On the other hand, Pradipta had confessed that he killed his wife for repaying his loans and marrying to another woman during the interrogation. “As sufficient evidence was established against the accused, he was arrested and forwarded to the court today,” said an official release.