Bhadrak: A woman was allegedly gunned down by her husband over family feud in Dahani Gadia area under Town police limits of Odisha’s Bhadrak district today.
The deceased has been identified as Annapurna Puhana (27). The accused husband, identified as Gautam Puhana (32) of Arjunpur under Dhusuri police limits and a security guard by profession, was arrested by police.
According to reports, a heated exchange of words erupted between the two this morning, which later took an ugly turn as Gautam took out his service gun and opened fire at his wife.
She sustained bullet injuries on her neck and was rushed to the Bhadrak district headquarters hospital in a critical condition. However, doctor declared her dead there.
Investigation into the matter is underway. The accused is suspected to be mentally unstable, police sources said.