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Odisha: FCI Watchman Throat Slashed, Murderer Wife Surrenders

18 December 2019

Pramod Kumar Das

Balasore: A watchman working for the Food Corporation of India (FCI) on Wednesday morning was found with his throat slashed and in a pool of blood. His murderer wife surrendered to the police later today.

The deceased has been identified as Badha Marandi and he is said to hail from Mayurbhanj. He resided in a rental house at Gudipada under Sahadevkhunta Police limits.

As per police reports, Marandi is said to have been murdered late last night. He was found in a pool of his blood today morning. Initial reports suggested of a mysterious woman living with him who absconded from the scene.

The accused, Sita Marandi surrendered before the Police some time ago confessing to her crimes. She said that she and Badha had been together for years now but unhappy. She had been impregnated at the tender age of 14 but had failed to receive the respect of a wife. She further accuses that Badha never gave appropriate attention to their son.

Reportedly, Badha had married again and had completely sidelined Sita and her son. The couple had regular fights on this issue. Enraged by the unfair treatment, Sita said to have killed her husband.

She also confessed that she had managed to reach the railway station. From here she went to Rupsa and then to Baripada railway station. She walked to nearest police station and surrendered before the police accepting to her crimes.