Sundargarh: A man allegedly axed his wife to death in an inebriated condition at Nabrangpur village under Sadar police limits of Sundargarh district on Tuesday night.
Reportedly, the deceased identified as Niati had a quarrel with her husband Raju Ekka yesterday after he brought a married woman to their house. The matter had reached the police station where it was resolved.
However, another quarrel broke between the couple last night. Irate over it, Raju took an axe and attacked Niati. Following it, he went and fell asleep. It was after their son informed the neighbours, they called the police.
As per the last reports, police have detained Raju and initiated a probe into the matter.