Baripada, Feb 11 (LocalWire): Police on Tuesday arrested two people for allegedly killing a teacher in front of his wife in the Mayurbhanj district.
The accused have been identified as Madan Murmu (58) and Lalmohan Murmu (35).
The deceased has been identified as Sukdev Marandi (45).
The two accused and the deceased were all the residents of the Jamupani village under the Gorumahisani Police Station.
The incident took place on Monday afternoon after the teacher engaged himself in a trifle with the two accused. Following their quarrel, the duo killed the teacher using choppers which they used for cutting trees, Police officer KB Nayak told LocalWire.
He said Salma Marandi, the wife of the deceased, filed a complaint based on which the accused have been arrested and the choppers used for committing the crime have also been seized.
A scientific team from the Baripada district headquarters also rushed to the spot and looked into the matter.
Edited by Meenal Singh