Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Rourkela, Oct 3:
An enraged man today shot his wife dead in Odisha’s Sundargarh district following a quarrel between the duo.
According to reports, the accused Pradeep Nayak (45) allegedly killed his wife Mamata Nayak (35) with a double-barrel licensed rifle at Chakramal village under Sadar block in the district.
Pradeep allegedly came to his house in an inebriated state which led to a ferocious quarrel between the couple. Following this, Pradeep pulled out his licensed gun and pumped bullets into the chest of his wife. Mamata died on the spot.
Police recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, the cops have detained the accused for interrogation till the filing of the report and begun an investigation into the matter.