Berhampur, Jan 31 (LocalWire) An ex-service man and three members of his family, including two brothers, were arrested for allegedly killing his wife at Narendrapur under Ganjam district’s Chamakhandi police station limits on January 27.
The accused was identified as Babula Senapati.
His two brothers B. Sudhir Senapati, B. Sunit Senapati and sister-in-law Sankuntala were also arrested, said Chamakhandi police station inspector-in-charge Chittaranjan Behera.
Police said family dispute might be the cause of murder.
The deceased was identified as Litarani Senapati (32), mother of two children.
L;itarani’s brother Siba Patra of Berhampur alleged his sister was beaten to death by her in-laws.
“They used to physically and mentally torture my sister,” said Patra,.dly.
On Wednesday, several members of women self help groups gheroed the Chamakhandi police station demanding arrest of the accused.