Man held for assaulting wife for not giving warm cup of tea in Odisha

A man in Odisha was arrested for assaulting his wife because she served him a cup of tea that wasn`t warm enough, police said.

Updated: Sep 22, 2013, 12:06 PM IST

Bhubaneswar: A man in Odisha was arrested for assaulting his wife because she served him a cup of tea that wasn`t warm enough, police said here Sunday.

The incident took place Friday at Basudia village in Nayagadh district, about 100 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, but came to light a day later after the victim lodged a complaint at the Ranapur police station.

Melcha Chandra Pradhan, 40, asked his wife Rama, 38, to prepare a cup of hot tea for him. But he got angry when he found the tea served to him wasn`t warm enough.

In a fit of rage, he attacked his wife with a stick. The woman sustained injuries on her head, and was taken by her family to a hospital. Police arrested Pradhan a day later after Rama lodged a complaint, police said.

IANS