Sundergarh: A 45-year-old man was killed here on Saturday night after being allegedly hit with an iron rod by his wife. The deceased was identified as Prakash Kujur of Sukhamahadev Mandirpada, in Balisankara block under Talsara police limits.
Kujur was working in a private firm outside Odisha. During lockdown he returned home and started drinking alcohol regularly, reports said. On the fateful night, he had an argument with his wife Sushma who hammered Kujur’s head with an iron rod.
Kujur was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead. The couple has two minor sons. Police has detained Sushma in this case and investigating further. “The body of Kujur has been sent for post mortem. The exact cause of death will be revealed after the reports come,” the police said.