Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Binjharpur, Nov 27:
A young woman has allegedly been beaten to death by her husband and sister-in-law after she caught the duo in a compromising position on Friday night in Odisha’s Jajpur district.
According to police, Ananta Jena (28) – son of Biswanath Jena of Barikula village under Binjharpur police limits – had an illicit affair with his widowed sister-in-law identified as Anjana (30).
Ananta got married to Rinarani daughter of Bishnu Jena of Ahias Ramachandrapur village under Mangalpur police limits in 2011.
However, he allegedly continued his physical relation with Anjana after marriage despite being caught red-handed by the victim.
The accused duo used to thrash and torture Rinarani for opposing the extramarital affair.
The incident was brought to the notice of local civil society by the victim and the society had warned Ananta to stay away from such illegal act.
On Friday night, the duo was again caught red-handed by Rinarani and they allegedly beat her to death fearing further trouble. The incident came to light on Saturday morning.
A case has been registered at Binjharpur police station by the deceased’s brother Arjun Jena.
Acting on the complaint, police have launched an interrogation into the incident.