Baripada, May 19: In a shocking incident, a woman has allegedly murdered her husband over a heated argument in Sharata Tehsil of Mayurbhanj district last night.
The deceased has been identified as Ladura Singh Balmucha.
According to sources, the incident took place in Siriapal village under Sharata police limits when a verbal duel broke out between Ladura and his wife Gurubari Singh Balmucha over some issue which later escalated into a heated argument.
Thereafter, Gurubari, in a fit of rage, brutally beat her husband. As a result, he sustained grave injuries and died on the spot. Later, the accused fled from the spot.
On being alerted, police arrived at the spot and recovered Ladura’s body from a pool of blood. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem to a nearby hospital.
Further investigation is underway to unearth other details and nab the absconding culprit, said a police official.