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Odisha woman killed by in-laws after 9-days of marriage

2/07/2022 at 12:41 PM

Boudh, July 2: A newly-married woman was allegedly murdered by her in-laws a mere 9-days after her marriage in Harabhanga locality of Boudh district.

Police have arrested her husband, identified as Prabhata Sahoo, and her mother-in-law, identified as Subasini Sahoo, based on a complaint by the victim’s father and forwarded them to the court.

As per reports, the woman, identified as Madhusmita (19) of the Balaskumpa area of Kandhamal district, had married Prabhata on June 21.

Later, on June 29, a quarrel ensued between Madhusmita and Subasini over a petty issue. Following this, her in-laws have killed her, alleged the victim’s father in the complaint lodged by him at Harabhanga police station.

Based on the complaint, police initiated an investigation into the matter and arrested the husband and mother-in-law of the victim, and forwarded them to court.

Further investigation into the matter is underway, said the police.

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