Drunken husband kills wife in Odisha

A 50-year-old man allegedly hacked to death his spouse in an inebriated state at Dutiala village in the outskirts of Kendrapara Township in Odisha, police said on Sunday.

Updated: Jun 02, 2013, 14:01 PM IST

Kendrapara (Odisha): A 50-year-old man allegedly hacked to death his spouse in an inebriated state at Dutiala village in the outskirts of Kendrapara Township in Odisha, police said on Sunday.

The accused, Baikuntha Mohanty, was under the influence of liquor when he had verbal duel with the 45-year-old victim Shantilata Mohanty.

In a sudden fit of rage, he stabbed his wife with a sharp-edge agriculture implement last night and she died on the way to district headquarters hospital, they said.

The accused is evading arrest and efforts are on to nab him, police said.

PTI