Kalahandi: A man was beaten up by locals while allegedly trying to abduct his estranged wife in a car at Dharmagarh in Odisha’s Kalahandi district on Sunday.
The accused was identified as Udhav Soni of Jagdalpur city in the state of Chhattisgarh.
According to reports, Udhav had married to Ular Bag of Goindimunda village in Dharamgarh Tehsil under Golamunda Police limits ten years ago. However, both were staying separately over some dispute in the past four years. The locals thrashed Udhav at Boden village after hearing the screaming of his estranged wife while he was trying to kidnap her in a car.
The locals rescued the woman and later handed over Udhav to the police.