Rourkela, Dec 2:
A 28-year-old woman was arrested and forwarded to court on Monday for allegedly killing her mother-in-law by hitting her with an axe in Banki area under Mahulpada police station of Sundargarh district.
According to Bonai SDPO Radha Binod Panigrahi, the accused Rili Nayak, daughter of Ghasiram Nayak of Tainsara, had a love marriage with Ranjit Nayak three years back.
Rili had differences with her mother-in-law Mandodari Nayak (60) since her marriage.
According to neighbours, the two had a heated argument on Sunday night before going to sleep. In the wee hours of Monday, Mandodari’s body was found in the verandah in a pool of blood.
“Rili has confessed that she killed Mandodari between 11 pm to midnight on Sunday,” said the SDPO.