Jajpur: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly committed suicide after attacking his daughter-in-law with a sharp weapon at Baruneipada village under Panikoili police limits in Jajpur district late on Saturday night.
According to reports, a verbal duel ensured between Damodar Behera and his daughter-in-law named Sankutala over some issues. It turned violent when Damodar attacked Sankutala with a sharp weapon.
Hearing her screaming, locals reached the spot and rushed her to Jajpur road medical. She was later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack as her condition worsened.
Later, the body of Damodar was found hanging from back side of his house.
On being informed, police reached the spot and started investigation.