Woman Murdered By Nephew Over Family Tussle

**Khordha**: A 40-yr-woman named Sabita Swain was stabbed by her 28-yr-old nephew Bikaash Swain in a fit of rage over family quarrel near Ramchandrapur Bazaar under Jatni police limits in Khordha.

According to sources, the incident occurred on Thursday evening when they were having a quarrel. The argument reached to such heights that the nephew stabbed his aunt with a knife. The injured aunt was then rushed to a hospital in Jatni.

As her condition deteriorated, she was referred to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. The injured woman succumbed to her injuries on Friday morning.

The family members of the woman have filed an FIR against the accused nephew.
When asked as to why they did not file a complaint in the PS immediately after the incident, the husband replied, “As it was a family quarrel, we did not want the police to be involved. But as Sabita died during treatment, we have no other option but to file a complaint against the accused.”

Meanwhile, Bikash was arrested from Ersama and taken to Jatni.