Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Balangir, Jan 16:

A person reportedly committed suicide by consuming poison after suspicious death of his wife at Aenlasari village under Puintala police limits in Odisha’s Balangir district.


The deceased were identified as Sudam Bhuye and his wife Sitaya.

According to police, a quarrel had ensued between the two on Saturday.

While Sitaya was found dead under suspicious circumstances yesterday, Sudam consumed poison following the incident.

He was rescued in a critical condition and admitted to hospital. However, Sudam succumbed while undergoing treatment at the hospital this morning.

The family members of Sitaya have alleged that she has been murdered as her body was torched before they arrived at the spot.

Police have started investigation into the incident detaining several persons for questioning.