Patana, Mar 26: A woman was arrested for allegedly killing her husband’s second wife in Jyotipur village under Baria police limits in Keonjhar district today.
According to the police, the accused Puja Nayak is the first wife of Sonu Nayak, a resident of the same village. Irate over Sonu’s second marriage Puja choked Sabita to death while she was asleep with the help of a blanket last Saturday. Further she fled away from the spot after executing the crime. The locals found the dead body next morning and informed the police subsequently.
On being informed, the police launched an investigation, arrested the accused and court forwarded her.