Baripada: A man allegedly killed his wife and buried her body near his house at Rangamatia village Bangiriposhi police limits in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district.
The shocking incident took place on July 25 and came to fore today after police reached the village and exhumed the body.
According to reports, a feud erupted between Rajkishore Dehury and his wife Sabita on July 25 night. Losing his cool, he thrashed her to death with a lathi.
In a bid to avoid further trouble for him, Rajkishore dug a pit near his house and buried the body on the very night.
After noticing absence of Sabita in the locality for the last two days, neighbours questioned Rajkishore regarding her whereabouts but he failed to give any satisfactory answer to them.
Suspecting foul play, the neighbours informed the matter to police following which cops interrogated Rajkishore and he confessed to the crime. Police have started investigation into the incident after recovering the body.