17 February 2019
Jajpur: In an unusual incident, a man allegedly committed suicide after attacking his daughter-in-law with sharp weapons at Baruneipada village under Panikoili police limits here late last night.
Reportedly, Sakuntala (27) was attacked by her father-in-law Damodar Behera on Saturday afternoon in the absence of her husband at the house. Neighbours found Sakuntala with multiple injuries, rushed her to the district headquarters hospital and later shifted her to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Later, Damodar was found hanging from a tree on the outskirts of the village. On intimation, cops reached the spot and began a probe into the matter.
The exact reason behind the entire incident can be ascertained only after the woman’s statement is recorded, informed officials.