Reported by Santosh Jagdev
Bhubaneswar, Jul 21:
Commissionerate Police today arrested a woman on charges of killing her husband at Radhakrushna Lane slum under Chandrasekharpur area in the Odisha capital over a family dispute yesterday.
The lady accused has been identified as Mamina alias Sebati.
Acting on a tip-off, Chandraskharpur police personnel arrested Mamina from Panikoili in Jajpur district while she was boarding a bus to escape from the clutches of the police.
Twin city Commissioner of Police Dr RP Sharma said the deceased and the woman, both of them drunkards, used to quarrel most of the time over petty issues.
Mamina killed her husband, a labourer who hails from Keonjhar, by hitting him on the head with a wooden plank causing instant death. She had been absconding since the incident, the Commissioner added.