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Orissa woman arrested for torturing her husband: Report

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Police have arrested a woman in Odisha’s Khuthal district for allegedly killing her husband and dumping his body in a trolley bag in a forest, an officer said on Monday.

Kharda SP Siddharth Kataria said the police have arrested deceased Manoranjan Mohapatra’s wife Mili Das, his cousin Matu Das and their friend Bikram.

On Sunday, the body was recovered from the forest of Haripur in Nachoni area, 65 km from here.

The bag was spotted by locals who informed the police.

Manoranjan, who hailed from Rangpur in Nayagarh district, was living with his wife Mili in Kharda.

The SP said preliminary investigation revealed that Mile was the mastermind behind her husband’s murder. She planned the murder of her husband who often tortured her physically and mentally, the SP said, adding that 6-7 cases including NBW (non-bailable warrant) were registered against the deceased. .

He often drank alcohol and abused his wife. Kataria said this prompted him to seek revenge and plot the murder.

Police said they found clues from the trolley bag that was used to dump the body. The bag was purchased from a local market which was traced through CCTV footage.

The police took the accused to the spot and reconstructed the crime scene.

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