Jharsuguda, Mar 17: A man strangulated his wife to death at Nandamunda village under Laikera Police limits in the district today.
The deceased has been identified as Surabali Nayak, wife of Rabi Nayak, both residents of the same village.
According to police, the couple had gone to pickup Mahua flower from a nearby area where a spat broke out between them. Irate over the incident, Rabi strangulated her wife to death with a towel.
The SP, Rahul P R has himself launched a probe into this matter while the police have detained Rabi for further investigation.