Keonjhar: In a bizarre incident, a woman strangulated her minor baby after killing her neighbor by slitting her throat over a quarrel while bathing in a pond and Baikunthapur village under Baria police limits in Keonjhar district on Sunday.
Police arrested the accused Laxmi Juang and forwarded to court.
Juang had a quarrel with her neighbor Damuni Munda while bathing in village pond. In a fit of rage, Laxmi caught her throat and made her drowned in the pond. After killing her, she went back to home with anger and found her daughter crying loudly. Her anger doubled over the screaming of the baby and she strangled her to death.
A team of officials from Baria police station rushed to the village and arrested her. The accused was forwarded to the court this morning,” DSP, District Intelligence Bureau, Harish Pandey said.
Meanwhile, the bodies of the two deceased have been sent for postmortem.