Rairangpur, Apr 6: A woman was allegedly beaten to death by her brother in law for not repaying loan at Jhatisiring village under Badampahad police limits in Mayurbhanj district last night, police said today.
The deceased has been identified as Nandini Kuiyan.
According to the police reports, Nandini’s husband had borrowed Rs 1 lakh from his elder brother but was unable to repay that following which they regularly had disputes. Yesterday, Nandini’s husband had gone out for work. Taking advantage of that situation, the accused attacked Nandini while she was asleep and beat her to death with a bamboo stick.
On returning home, her husband found Nandini’s body lying and informed the police subsequently. The police reached the spot and arrested the accused for investigation after sending the body for post-mortem.