Dhenkanal, July 21: A man allegedly bludgeoned his wife to death suspecting her fidelity at Bajichauk Square under Town police station in the district today.
The accused, Satyabrata Mahalik, surrendered himself before the police after executing the crime.
According to the report, Satyabrata used to frequently thrash Mamata doubting her character, following which she along with her two sons shifted to her parents’ house at Bajichauk.
Few days ago, Satyabrata returned from his service and was in search of Mamata. Today morning, he sneaked into the house and thrashed Mamata mercilessly to death with a rod, said Mamata’s family members.
Meanwhile, the family members also alleged that Satyabrata also used to torture Mamata for dowry demands.
Later, the police reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter after sending the body for post mortem.