Soro, Mar 25: Suspecting his wife of having an affair, a man allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison at his house in Soro area of Balasore district on Wednesday night.
According to sources, the man, Gangadhar Nayak of Sorisapal village under Oupada police limits suspected his wife was having an affair and often picked fights with her over it. The couple had been experiencing severe marital discord since last six months.
On Wednesday, Nayak found a youth in his house and fought with his wife over the same issue. Later, he consumed poison to kill himself.
Soon the local residents rushed him to a government run hospital in Oupada and then he was shifted to Soro Community Health Centre (CHC) has his condition worsened.
On being informed, the police reached the village and detained Nayak’s wife and the youth.