Udala, Apr 26: A woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband and son over financial dispute at Dighinuasahi under Udala police limits in Mayurbhanjh district, police said today.
The deceased has been identified as Chandrakanti Behera, wife of the accused Chatis Behera.
According to the reports, Chandrakanti and her husband had a dispute over monetary issues for the last few days. Last night, a spat broke out between the couple over the same issue following which Chatis Behera along with his son Kartik Behera beat Chandrakanti ruthlessly causing her severe injuries. After that, they made her consume poison forcefully.
Chandrakanti was admitted to Udala hospital and further shifted to District Headquarters Hospital in Baripada as her condition deteriorated. She succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment there.
Later, the brother of the deceased filed a written complaint in this regard at Udala police station basing on which the police initiated a probe into the matter.
However, both the accused have escaped from the spot after executing the crime.